The Zoom-n-Pan feature is not available for Camtasia Mac? How are you zooming?

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I just upgraded to Camtasia 3.0.3 and going through new features, but just came across that Zoom-n-Pan is gone? What have others used to zoom-n-pan in this new version. This was a key feature I used in Camtasia 2. Seems strange they left it out. Thanks! 
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Hi, Andy, 

You can use the custom one, 
or Scale Up/Scale Down/Scale to fit.

- Jack
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Rest easy, we definitely haven't taken anything related to zooming and panning out of Camtasia. It works the same way in v3 as in v2 though, so I'm not sure why it feels lost? Everything is under "Animations."
If you are coming from Windows, though, it's a little bit different. And in fact, the term "zoom-n-pan" is from Windows; we don't have anything named that on Mac. Still, it's the same functionality. 
Maybe this tutorial will help? https://www.techsmith.com/tutorial-camtasia-9-3-animations-effects.html
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I can't see Zoom and Pan in animations after update. Was able to see it before update. It's Urgent.
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Did you watch the tutorial above? "Zoom and pan" isn't the term you're looking for in the mac version...
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Well what is the term?
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See the official response from Paul Middlin above.

"Rest easy, we definitely haven't taken anything related to zooming and panning out of Camtasia. It works the same way in v3 as in v2 though, so I'm not sure why it feels lost? Everything is under "Animations."If you are coming from Windows, though, it's a little bit different. And in fact, the term "zoom-n-pan" is from Windows; we don't have anything named that on Mac. Still, it's the same functionality. 
Maybe this tutorial will help? https://www.techsmith.com/tutorial-camtasia-9-3-animations-effects.html "


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I see the phrases "we don't have anything named that on Mac," then in a later comment I see "Zoom and pan" isn't the term you're looking for in the Mac version.... So I'm just wondering why nobody seems inclined to put the correct term in the thread and save us all a little time. Thanks!
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Oh, and the link you just provided is broken. 
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braunsb

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Just to explain: the reason the lack of information is so annoying is that the information isn't even obvious in the link: you have to play a video to find it. If you are on your commute and have limited access to the internet, then you are looking for a quick text answer. 
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Sorry. I should not have copied and pasted his entire reply, that was a waste of everyone's time. Let me correct that for you!

The correct (and succinct!) copy and paste from the official response is: 

"Everything is under "Animations." "

Now, if you are interested in a tutorial video that explains animations, you can find that here: 
https://www.techsmith.com/tutorial-camtasia-9-3-animations-effects.html

Again, apologies for my unclear response!

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Okay. That is true, everything is under animations, but if nobody is willing to translate FROM zoom and pan TO whatever the Mac version is, we don't know what we're looking for.

After some effort and time (and videos that took a long time to load on Amtrak ;-) I found the answer, which is SCALE UP. 

So if you are on a PC, you look for Zoom & Pan. If you are on a Mac, look for SCALE UP. Zooming out is--you guessed it--SCALE DOWN. I haven't even begun looking for what "pan" is. Probably something else cryptic.
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You are correct, the link was broken. I should have researched that for you!

Here are links that will help you. I did have to type "animations" into the search box to find these. I clicked on them for you, they seem to be active. 
https://support.techsmith.com/hc/en-us/articles/360003405852
https://www.techsmith.com/tutorial-camtasia-animations-in-depth.html

Again, all of us users here on the forum apologize for not being clearer, and not checking links before sending them to you, and not doing the follow-up search to find the correct link!
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Jack & Paul....thanks for the info and for the link to that tutorial video, that really helped! I think I was mainly confused on terminology because I do not see "Zoom & Pan" anywhere and I wasn't aware that "Custom" is now Zoom. Thanks Again!!
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"Custom" isn't zoom. "Scale Up" is.
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i am same problem !!  I do not see "Zoom & Pan"  this is a bug ?
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mikegoot1

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No, just a sick joke by Techsmith
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I can't see zoom and pan in the animations tab. RG:Camtasia 3 for mac
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In a Mac, Zoom in is called Scale Up and Zoom out is the obvious, Scale Down.