I'd like to be able to add a Note to specific places in the timeline

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In the timeline, I'd like the ability to tag a specific time stamp with a note. Then I would like to be able to see a view listing all my notes and double-clicking on a note would take me to that time stamp.  This would help everyone working on the project to work together.  

Ex:  I create the videos but other's edit it and add call outs etc.  If I could add notes at certain places to tell the people editing it what to do at that specific place, then they would know what to do.  Currently, we have to use Word / Excel docs to do this manually.  Thanks!
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Sounds like you want markers? Then you can build a TOC based on Markers?

https://support.techsmith.com/hc/en-us/articles/226924148-Markers-and-Interactive-Table-of-Contents

Cheers... Rick :)
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Rick,

Basically that's it.  But I would use it more open ended than for only TOC.  I want to put text information at certain time stamps.  I would use it to provide instructions for others like "Zoom in here on dialog XXX", "Add an arrow here", etc.  You see I make the videos but don't edit them myself.  Others do that so I can focus on learning the content the video shows.  It's our video editors that take over from there.  They know Camtasia inside and out but not the content the video shows.  That's where I'm the expert.  I hope this makes sense.

This would be very helpful for lots of things including TOC and what I mentioned above.  If a marker text could be categoried, then people could use it for both.  Like ones for TOC, ones for other text.  But that's more detailed development work than for my needs. 

Thanks.
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What you could do is to insert a Callout that would have the actual instruction. Put all of them on a single track perhaps and just turn off the visibility of the track.

Aside from that, I'm not sure there is another or better way. If there is, I'm sure someone will come along and properly chastise me for being so silly, speak in their most authoritative voice and say: Don't listen to that nutjob! After all, all you have to do is...

Hoping to see better or more simplified alternatives... Rick :)
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I suggest using captions; put them on their own track; able/disable them as needed; lots of text space [use a small font size], and the caption UI will give you the navigation to that place on timeline