Zooming and Panning Images in focus

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I'm a fairly new user and using Camtasia 2020 I am trying to create a very simple explainer video where I load a single image and basically spend the whole video zooming in to different parts of the image. The problem is that the image has some text in it, and no matter how high I set the resolution of the image (the original is available to me as a vector .svg), it still gets blurry when I zoom into individual sections of the image. I've tried exporting as various resolutions of PNG and saving as PDF but still the screen gets blurry on those zooms.  Any suggestions?
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If I understand right you are enlarging the image not zooming in. This will help: https://bit.ly/37wnhSy
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Thanks for the thought, but I am still unable to get as zoomed as I want without blur.
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So, have you tried overwriting the text with a callout as a test?
 
Perhaps thats the only option worth pursuing?I don't know how complex the image is or if its worth the trouble?

Having read your post more closely, I removed my previous comment.

Regards,Joe
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Thanks - yes I can overwrite the text with a callout and then it scales, but there's too much text for that.
What I may wind up doing is creating a set of "slightly more zoomed" images which I can zoom in on without massively overmagnifying.  Then I just have to figure out how to go back and forth from the original without it looking too chunky. I think the real problem is that I'm zooming the original (full screen) image in to a teeny tiny section of the screen (like under 5% of the total screen size).
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Maybe grouping helps in this case. Create several higher resolution images of the various regions you need to zoom in, and then overlay them on top of the main image. Then GROUP the whole thing and when you zoom, they should all stay together.