Single-level TOC is limiting

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Camtasia 8 takes away the TOC indentation feature. Bummer. If you're gonna offer a TOC, why limit it to one level? Not only that, but it seems that you strip away leading spaces if I pad a TOC entry with spaces. Double headslap! My only option for longer videos w/TOCs is to use a special character (-,●,►, etc.) to indicate indentation. Brilliant, but awkward. Awklliant.
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Would still love this to be reimplemented.
Something simple like it was in version 7 (nesting option in the render options).

My clients often have 50+ markers that they need to keep, which makes for a very hard to navigate ToC.
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a workaround is to use special characters [I use the *] in front of the text of a marker name; more * = more indent; crude, but it gets the job done; FYI, spaces will not work
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That is a good workaround, indeed. I'm working with our team of developers on a way to make ToC contents editable by our clients directly on our platform (editing the XML) and will allow nesting through another workaround of our own... which will not only solve the problem for me but make it easier for our clients :)

Nonetheless, nesting is a feature that most of us here were used to and it would be nice to see it come back someday!
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I use XMLNotepad to edit the config.xml directly; it displays the TOC and captions tags in an easy to work with format; makes it easy to edit the TOC text after-the-fact

saving the config.xml after opening in XMLNotepad also preserves the formatting so it's available in any text editor
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Glad to see this topic is still around.
Synbryo, I am very interested to see the workaround.

Kayman, editing the XML like you describe doesn't seem to offer any benefits over just adding the special character via Camtasia. Either way... still "Briliant but awkward. Awkilliant." :-)

Me. Camatsia. Big Fan.
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main benefit for me is that you can more easily see the [relative] different indent levels [vertical alignment]; this workaround also lets you configure any number of indent levels

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