Quick way to add handles using hotkeys with Camtasia 2019 on a Mac?

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I love Camtasia and all the tutorials. I'm fairly new to Camtasia (transitioned from Screenflow), so forgive me if I'm missing something. I'm finding the export in/out points a challenge to work with. Each time I would like to export a specific range on the timeline, I need to manually click/drag the red/green handles to specify the range (no hot keys that I’m aware of, but I wish there were!). I just discovered that I can clear the handles by double clicking the playhead which is nice, but setting up the range seems a bit manual. Anyone have any tips for working with handles is Camtasia?
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On Windows, you can double click the top of the playhead to collapse the red and green handles.



Shift + Comma or Period
Moves the handles outward from the playhead.
Oddly enough, you cannot move them inward with a short cut.

Regards,Joe

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There is a downloadable Camtasia 2018 PDF that lists Camtasia shortcuts.
I don't believe they ever created one for 2019.
https://support.techsmith.com/hc/en-us/articles/360026700671-Download-Camtasia-2018-Help


Key board shortcuts can also be found and edited in Editor Preferences.

 

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Cool, yeah, I've played around with those quite a bit, but couldn't find anything that was adding a quick in/out point based on the playhead placement.
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Thanks for the tip, Joe!

On a Mac, Shift + Comma or Period seems to work nicely so that definitely helps.

Are you, or anyone else aware of a hotkey I can use to set the handles based on playhead placement? (something like `i` for in, `o` for out)
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I wish I did.
Why TechSmith doesn't use/have traditional in and out points ???