Viewing Tracks and scroll bars

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I have a situation where a title slide that shows for 5 seconds is being played at the same time as the main video. I wanted to see the different tracks and see if I could fix this. However, I can't figure out how to see all the tracks and I don't see a scroll bar of any type. I zoomed out the timeline several times. What do I have to do to be able to see all the tracks at once. Is there a way to see a scrollbar? I'm suing Camtasia 9.1.2 build 3011 and WIn10. This seems like it should be a rally basic thing that users need to do. Why is it so hard???? I looked at the Camtasia tutorials but didn't see anything that looked like it would answer this question and a web search didn't help me either. Thanks.

Ken
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kennethlitwak

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Joe Morgan

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If there are tracks out of view. The scroll bar becomes more apparent when you hover your mouse over it.
It's located at the far right of the timeline.


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Also if you have a scroll wheel mouse,  with your mouse pointer hovering in the tracks area
you can scroll the tracks vertically with the mouse wheel.

If you hold the Shift key you can scroll the tracks horizontally with the mouse wheel.

Hold CTRL and scroll the wheel to zoom in/out of the tracks.

One other thing in case you don't already know. You can show more tracks overall by making the tracks area larger.



Dubie:)
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Including Camtasia, many recent media software releases have collapsing scroll bars. I don't like them. They are misleading for new or rookie users and frustrating for veterans. I no longer even try to use the elusive vertical scroll "bar" on the track panel. I always edit full screen on a multi-screen system and more often than not, the pointer flies off the cliff when seeking the tiny, low contrast gray line that represents the expandable scroll. I lose time and patience doing that. I just do what Dubie says, use the scroll wheel. TechSmith, if you are going to make it so hard to find and use, why not just do away with it?
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Thanks for the help. I found he scroll bar on he right side and am managing to muddle through.

Ken