Cursor Effects

In Camtasia Recorder, cursor data is collected and stored in the TREC recording file. In Editor, the cursor can be enhanced for better visibility using a highlight, spotlight, magnifier, rings, click sounds, and more.

CursorEffectsSample.gif

 

Add a Cursor Effect

  1. Click the Cursor Effects tab.
  2. Click a sub-tab:
    • Cursor Effects CursorLook.png
    • Left Click Effects LeftClick.png
    • Right Click Effects RightClick.png
  3. Drag effect onto TREC recording on the timeline.
  4. Customize in Properties. PropertiesButton.png

CursorOverview.png

Working with Cursor Effects

To perform this action... Do this...
View effects applied Click the Effects tray on media to show or hide the effects.
EffectsTray.png
Customize color, style, and other properties Select cursor effect on timeline, click Properties. PropertiesButton.png
Copy and paste to other location
  1. Right-click cursor effect on timeline and select Copy Selected Effects.
  2. Move playhead on timeline to a recording with cursor data.
  3. Right-click on the clip and select Paste Effects.
Move cursor effect to new location on recording Click and drag to desired location.
Change duration
  • Drag either end of the cursor effect out to extend the duration.
  • Drag either end of the cursor effect in to shorten the duration.
Delete

Select the cursor effect on recording, press the Delete key.

Hide cursor for entire clip
  1. Select TREC recording on timeline.
  2. Click Properties. PropertiesButton.png
  3. Change the Opacity option to zero.
Hide cursor for a duration
  1. Drag a cursor effect, such as Cursor Highlight, onto a TREC recording on timeline.
  2. Click Properties. PropertiesButton.png
  3. Change the Opacity to zero.
  4. Drag either end of the cursor effect on a TREC recording in or out to change the duration.

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