Option for video to pause when viewer clicks on URL hotspot

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This conversation has been merged. Please reference the main conversation: Callout Hotspot Does Not "Pause" in Camtasia

I insert hotspots into my online lectures that lead students to supplemental material on the Internet.  It would be preferable that the video automatically pauses when a viewer clicks on one of the hotspots, which are setup to open a URL in a new browser window.  At present the viewer would have to manually pause the video and then try and return back to where they clicked the hotspot after they've finished viewing the linked material (typically a Youtube video).
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Michael Rehm

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Posted 6 years ago

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kayakman, Champion

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as I recall, you could do what you want with Camtasia 7 using the classic controller

with CS8, a workaround is to place a stop at end/click to continue hotspot where you offer the viewer the option to watch other material
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Rick Stone

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It would be nice if Techsmith were to add a feature to the callout that would just pause the project automatically when opening a link in a new window. I could see it behaving in a similar manner to the YouTube videos you see posted on a site where you click the YouTube link. Those pause the video when you click to view them on YouTube proper. ;)

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