How to add more than one capture to the timeline

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I created a screen capture video, stopped the recording, and then started recording a new URL to add to the first screen capture.  In the resources, it created two separate videos.  I was under the impression if I paused the recording, I could continue.  Did I do something wrong:  I noticed at the last minute that there is a pause button.  Should I have used that instead?
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Hi Ken, if you chose STOP, Camtasia should complete that screen recording and then the new URL would have been its own separate screen recording.

If you chose PAUSE, it should have kept both URLs under the same screen recording. 

But either way, the Camtasia will let you line up the first and second screen recording next to each other in the editor. From there, you can export/share it as a single video. 
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Word of caution, pausing a recording.Especially more than once. Tends to throw the audio out of sync with the video.

If you're capturing your screen and recording narration, slight discrepancy's go unnoticed in most cases.So its no big deal.

If your capturing system audio with someone talking onscreen. Or the audio is timed to something else occurring onscreen.
Pausing discrepancy's can stand out like a sore thumb.
You can correct for this in the editor, but its more work than pleasure at times.

Bottom line, if use pause sparingly and in the right situations. Its great.