URL pops up when you hover over hotspot.

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Hi guys, 

When viewing my video in my browser, I have noticed that when I hover over a hotspot I can see a URL pop up in the bottom left corner of the screen (see image). 

This seems to only be happening with Chrome (I tried on Safari and it didn't pop up). 

Is this purely an issue / setting with Chrome or is there anyway to change the CSS of the smart player so that the URL doesn't pop up when hovering over a hotspot. 

I find it incredibly distracting when URLs keep appearing at the bottom as you interact with the video. It also covers the player controls which looks poor. 

Thanks in advance for your answers. 

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sunnyspellz

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Posted 2 months ago

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CHINCHUDO

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This has to do with Chrome. usually I like this feature because it makes it so I can see where a link will take me (just incase It is a site I don't trust). 

But it can get in the way. You can get around it but this will require some work in CSS and JavaScript. Here is a similar question you had with and answer with some links: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/1018857-hiding-the-bottom-left-url-in-chrome-html/

Good luck!
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Hello,

What version of Camtasia did you use to create your production? 

Thanks,
Ben
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sunnyspellz

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Camtasia 2019. 
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Ben Rhodes, Employee

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Interesting, I'm not seeing that behavior with Chrome.  I tested with Mac and Windows.

Ben
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Dubie

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Windows machine

I'm seeing the link URL in Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Brave browsers in the status bar which from the OP's post is what they are referring to.



That's always been pretty much standard in browsers and IMO a good thing so people know where a link may be taking them.

But, the link shown with the Camtasia hotspots just show a link to the _player.html and the iframe embed instance. Not to where the actual hotspot links to ie; website link.

So in that case it's kind of useless.

An aside: I am glad you got rid of the hotspot title tag popping up when you hover on a hotspot.
Thank you for that.

Do browsers in Mac's usually hide the link info in the status bar?

Dubie:)
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