Select a selection on the timeline and be able to render just that selection and then have it automatically placed in the Media section

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I would like to be able to highlight a section of a project and then choose to render out just that selection. Similar to Premiere Pro where you can selection an area of the sequence and choose to create another sequence of that selection or just render the selection. If you need to quickly create several smaller or micro learning videos of the larger project it would speed up the process.
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darren.mcneill

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Kelly Mullins, TechSmith Employee & Helper

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Hi,
On the timeline, select the portion you would like to produce. Then, right click and choose Produce Timeline Selection As...

I hope this helps!
Kelly
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Naomi Skarzinski

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LOL you beat me to the punch Kelly! :-)  The other thing you could do Darren is put markers in each location where the new micro lesson starts. Then render individual files, all at once, based on the markers.


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Joe Morgan

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Yeah, I left Kellys answer earlier today.Complete with screen shot.

Then I saw noticed what was requested in the last part of the question... in the Title.

Select a selection on the timeline and be able to render just that selection and then have it automatically placed in the Media section.


I removed my response. Because it didn't cover the full request. I'm not saying it's a poor response.It's just not the complete package.

Its 90% of whats requested. It should be elevated to a feature request.

Regards,Joe
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bnystrom

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Having a "Produce as Media Asset" and/or "Produce to the Library Asset" option would certainly be handy. It may be just a matter of changing the save location. If that's the case, it should be difficult to implement. Granted, I'm just guessing here.
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Joe Morgan

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Valid point, you can actually select and save to the Library.
No muss no fuss.


However, Camtasia 2018's new library saves everything as a separate and new file to the Library.So the Library can swell and overtake the HD's available space in a hurry if your not careful.

Older versions allowed you to link content to library.So you could store your media on other hard drives.
This is especially helpful for people with small SSD's. Because Camtasia won't let you change the default Library location.

The new Library is robust and dynamic.Yet useless to many.
I won't use it, I don't need duplicate files of whatever is stored in the Library.To me the system is ludicrous.
 
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Dubie

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Losing the Link to library is a big setback to be sure.

I pretty much expect this from Techsmith anymore.
Remove the useful stuff and add the fluff all in the name of sales.

As a result of that I pretty much stopped using the library.

As you stated... Don't need duplicate files all over and filling the drive up.

:)
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kayakman, Champion

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regarding "... and be able to render just that selection and then have it automatically placed in the Media section"

the current manual steps can actually be executed very quickly ...

How To Quickly Add New Render To Media Bin Or Library
http://www.screencast.com/t/Md5nsbb5wW
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Naomi Skarzinski

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This is what I do; however, didn't think about the keyboard shortcut Control + I. Will have to remember that one.  Thanks.