I need to move pivot point rotation for media.

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Hi
I need to move pivot point rotation for media. I cant move the point. Are there anchor point for rotation in camtasia 9 ?
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AGH

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kayakman, Champion

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I believe that the center pivot point is all that's available
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AGH

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But I believe camtasia without anchor point for rotation is a incomplete application
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I agree. I just bought premiere pro because I can't stand the headache of not being able to edit the pivot point. It makes animation SO difficult in many scenarios. Camtasia lost my business to Adobe. 
Sad because I like Camtasia, but I will never put trust in it for professional projects- As AGH said, it is incomplete until the pivot point of a video or image can be repositioned.
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You can insert another object and group the media with the other object. Depending on the arrangement, a new pivot point is created.

Cheers... Rick :)
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AGH

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It was useful... thanks :)
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Grouping, etc.- may work but it is counter intuitive to a professional editing workflow. When I work on big projects I need to be able to work fast and not have to jump through hoops to get simple tasks done. 
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For what it's worth, likely everyone on this thread (myself included) totally agrees with you that it would be a nice feature to have. Hopefully we will see TechSmith add it in a future release.

But until that point in time, all we have are workarounds. ;)

Cheers... Rick :)
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The center point is the only one available but Rick made a good work around suggestion. Just a few more steps but it would be nice to add new points without having to group them with a new object. Maybe consider posting this in the Ideas Section and see how many votes it would get. I like the idea.
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if i do that how to select the one i want the new pivot pont on ? this is pathetic , i really nEED THIS AND IF I CANT DO IT ILL GO TO ADOBE AS WELL , IT SEEMS I WASTED MY TIME LEARING CAMTASIA, I WOULD HAVE THOUGHT THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN AN EASY OPTION FOR THE PROGRAMMERS TO PUT IN, SIMPLY STUPID FORESIGHT
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One way to accomplish it is to group a larger object with the smaller one. Before grouping, ensure the center point of the larger object becomes the rotation point you want for the smaller one.