invalid characters in markers

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I've got Markers I want to use for the Table of Contents in YouTube.  I've done it several times but this project gives me an "Invalid Characters In Markers" warning.  With the following error message: " Valid titles cannot include < > / or a space by itself. "  I've retyped them all.  They are song names.  No special characters or extra spaces.
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Are you able to pinpoint exactly which one is giving you trouble?

Are you willing to share the marker names here so others can see if it happens to them?
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So, first, here is the last one I did that worked - simple song names, nothing fancy, except something funky happened to the first one.  But it worked. And it ended up as the TOC on YouTube.

  

ONE HINT OF A POSSIBLE PROBLEM:  The only thing I've done differently may be the way I've been grouping together clips from different source clips in the Media Bin.  GoPro cuts up long clips requiring me to stitch them back together - but when they are from different source clips, Camtasia will not stitch together.  But that really is not what the Marker error is about.

My current Marker names are: (I even took out an apostrophes or special characters)

Black Dog
My Hero
You Oughta Know
Call Me
Honky Tonk Woman
515
Listen To The Music
Gimme Shelter
Tampled Under Foot
Maggie May
Angel From Montgomery
Red House
Losing You
Rockin In The Free World
Mustang Sally
Cant Get Enough
American Band


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this is public on YouTube so I don't mind sharing here with other camtasia geeks like myself.

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One thing you may want to try is to copy those names to memory, then open a simple text editor and paste them there. Then copy from the text editor and see if that banishes the error.

Sometimes there are special characters that don't display on the screen. My thought here is that if this is the case, perhaps that intermediate step of copying and pasting will banish any odd non-displaying characters.

Cheers... Rick :)