Keystroke Callouts, Alt+Tab, Alt+Esc, Camtasia 2019

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Am I missing a setting in Camtasia that will allow me to use the Keystroke Callouts to display ALT+Tab ?  Currently, and for the most part "as expected", when I do an ALT+Tab, Windows OS takes over and switches to Task Switcher.  
Sure, I could manually create a composite of ALT and Tab and then add it to my media library.  However, it would be nice to have that just work.  (I also just noticed that ALT+Esc also doesn't capture; it invokes the respective Windows functionality)
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Andre

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kayakman, Champion

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Based on my experiences, I believe you'll have to make your own keystroke callouts and put them in the Library
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If you copy the text Alt+Tab or Alt+Esc to the clipboard, from within the annotation properties you can select the text in the "Keys" box and use the mouse context menu to paste the text in. I use a similar trick to insert the  key when making videos on Windows.

If anything I'd prefer a checkbox that lets you turn on and off auto-capture so that you could just manually type the key bindings in there without having to have an external tool open to do it.
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Andre

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Ahhh, that works!
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Bravo! I had this same issue and copying and pasting text hadn't occurred to me. Thanks!