How do I lock a font size in an annotation box?

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In Camtasia 9 for PC, I click on Annotations and add a white box with black text to my video preview window. I adjust my font size manually no problem. But I would like to keep that size no matter how much text I enter into the box. The problem is, the text gets smaller and smaller the more I add. 

That's a nice feature - not complaining, but it's not helpful when I don't want it. Is there a way to lock font size and let me size them manually?
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You can use a Legacy callout. The font sizes don't change themselves.

Other than that. You cannot lock a font size using the newer annotations.

Regards,Joe
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Looks like that will work!

The problem with the v9 annotation boxes is that when you are using one for a list, and you are adding to that list, the next clip that fades in should show you the old list plus one (making it look like all you did was add another element to the list).

Unfortunately, the new list - since it now has more text - has a slightly smaller font causing the entire list to shrink a little, making it look like the entire list was replaced instead of simply added to. Technically, it WAS replaced, but we don't want the viewer to notice that. 

Anyway, WOW, thanks for the quick response. I didn't expect it and appreciate it very much. Changing them over to legacy now.