What happened to the mover right option for ToC ;markers in custom production settings?

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What happened to the move right option for Table of Contents markers in the Production Custom Settings options previously available in Camtasia version 7?
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Bill

Try this...
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John, Thanks for your input! Yes, that's as far as I got. However, what I am trying to do is to create a table of contents hierarchy by indenting some markers beneath others. To create chapters, subchapters, and so on ...., so to speak.

Apparently, one could do this in Camtasia 7. See following image from Camtasia 7 PowerPoint Tutorial:


It seems the "Move Left" and "Move Right" buttons are no longer there in Camtasia 8. Did TechSmith remove the functionality or must we just access it differently?
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I've inserted leading spaces to create the look of an indented TOC item
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Bill,

TOC indent ability seems gone.
This may be a question for TechSmith.
Perhaps they will post a reply, or you may want to call them.

There might be a way to edit a project produced config.xml file, but this might not be a safe, nor recommended.

Have you seen these screencasts?

CS 8.03 Release Overview http://www.screencast.com/users/Shane...

Markers in CS 8 Screencasts http://www.screencast.com/t/0LynDMReYi

Branding Ideas http://www.screencast.com/t/VAAWKV6o53Y
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Kayakman,

Good idea. Below is a test. Any improvement ideas?
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John, it has been a while since I've played with the TOC indents in CS8

You're correct, using spaces doesn't work [they seem to be auto eliminated]

But I can get indents to work OK using other characters, such as "_" or "*"; the * character works best for me [I add a space after the last * before text]

I edit the TOC tags directly in the config.xml using XML Notepad [free from Microsoft]; it formats the XML for easy TOC or captions editing

also, if the changes are not made in the project [just made by editing the XML], playing locally will not show the changes. I suspect that the local play security might be pulling the TOC from the MP4 [I believe it's embedded so that it works on Screencast.com?]

http://screencast.com/t/9okijPZvEW
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Kayakman,

Thanks for your note & test. Perhaps future controls may add to more user TOC customization. Background transparency & color controls could be handy.
TOC colors might be modifiable in the config.xml file...I have not tried...

I recall a WIRED article review of an eyeball tracking heat map study that showed viewer preferences of image first, then text, moving left to right. Using a TOC on the right side would seem best practice. Thanks again for your test.

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