Replace existing image with a new one

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I think it would be a nice feature to be able to change the content of an image on the time line, without disturbing the rest of all objects on the time line.
Say, I have an image on the time line with a duration of 60 seconds and I have placed various pan and zoom actions on it, as well as audio and various callouts, in multiple lines. Then I discover I have used the wrong image...

How nice would it be if I could right-click the image on the time line, form the popup menu select "Content" and select a different image from disk, while the image remains on the same position on the time line and all the other objects as well.

Right now I have to add the image to the time line and then drag all my audio and pan and zoom actions and callouts one by one to the new location
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ErikT

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kayakman, Champion

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This is easy to do.

First, copy the project to Library; right click the new sequence asset and make note of its Library [folder] ID.

Exit the project.

Give your new image the same file name it has in original project.

Paste a copy of the new image into the Library folder for the saved sequence asset; overwrite the original image file.

Loads the sequence asset onto timeline; the new image will appear on timeline where original was; callouts, etc. will be OK.
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ErikT

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Thank you
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Steve, Employee

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Thanks kayakman! That will certainly work, but you might also be interested in a feature we added to Camtasia Studio 8, which is available now. It's called grouping, and here's an example of how it could help in your situation: http://www.screencast.com/t/16Y1CLi76v2N

If you'd like to try it out, you can download the 30-day trial here: http://www.techsmith.com/download/cam...

Hope that helps too!

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