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    • Camtasia Studio 4.0 Getting Started Guide By TechSmith Corporation
    • Camtasia Studio 4.0 License AgreementTechSmith Corporation provides this manual "as is", makes no representations orwarranties with respect to its contents or use, and specifically disclaims anyexpressed or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particularpurpose. TechSmith Corporation reserves the right to make changes to thecontent of this manual, at any time, without obligation to notify any person orentity of such changes.The software described in this document is furnished under a license agreement.The software may be used or copied only in accordance with the terms of theagreement. It is against the law to copy the software on any medium except asspecifically allowed in the license agreement.No part of this manual may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by anymeans, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, orinformation storage and retrieval systems, for any purpose other than thepurchaser’s personal use, without the express written permission of TechSmithCorporation.TechSmith Corporation reserves the right to make changes to the content of thismanual, at any time, without obligation to notify any person or entity of suchchanges.Copyright © 1990-2006 TechSmith Corporation.All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America.TrademarksTechSmith, SnagIt, Camtasia Studio and Morae are registered trademarks.EnSharpen and DubIt are trademarks of TechSmith Corporation.All other registered trademarks and trademarks are the property of theirrespective companies. All rights reserved.
    • Camtasia Studio Getting Started Guide Welcome to Camtasia StudioCamtasia Studio is a complete solution for quickly creating professional-looking videos of your PCdesktop activity. Using Camtasia Studio’s suite of applications, you can: • Record full-motion screen video with perfect quality • Include a variety of cursor highlights during recording • Edit, cut, and join video clips • Add digital video files (DV, MPEG, WMV) to your screen recordings • Add interactive Callouts, Zoom-n-Pan effects, Quizzes, Picture-in-Picture, and much more • Edit and add audio, including voice narration and music • Create a Web-based or CD-based menu from which to launch your video and other media files • Produce your final video in any popular file formatYour original Camtasia Studio screen recording is already optimized to give you the smallest video filesize for screen content. In addition to selecting the desired file format during production, CamtasiaStudio can crunch your video file size even further with control over: • Audio & Video quality and audio codecs • Frame rate • Color depth • Movie dimensionsThis guide provides you with an introduction to using Camtasia Studio. Please refer to the CamtasiaStudio Help file for a comprehensive explanation of all Camtasia Studio’s features and options.We hope you enjoy Camtasia Studio.www.techsmith.com Welcome to Camtasia Studio • 1
    • Getting Started Guide Camtasia Studio Step 1: Record your Video The first step in creating your new video project is to make a screen recording. Camtasia Recorder is a simple but powerful screen- recording component that allows you to capture cursor movements, menu selections, pop-up windows, layered windows, typing, and anything else you see on your screen. In addition to straight screen recording, Recorder’s advanced features allow you to draw, annotate, and add effects during recording. Enhance your recordings with cursor and object highlighting, graphic and image annotations, watermarks, time stamps, captioning, and audible mouse clicks. Making your First Recording The easy to use New Recording Wizard launches automatically when you choose the Start a new project by recording the screen option: . Step through the wizard to create your first recording. When you have completed your recording, your video is placed on the Camtasia Studio Timeline to edit, produce, and share. Recorder’s Key ConceptsToolbars: The main toolbar on the Recorder screen, contains several options for quick access. To displayany or all of the other toolbars, choose the desired toolbar from the View dropdown menu. Once enabled,a small bullet appears next to the toolbar name.Options: Next to several of the tool buttons a small, black down-arrow displays. Clicking on the down-arrow opens a dropdown menu of options related to that tool.Draw on the Screen: The ScreenDraw feature allows you to draw on your desktop while you record avideo. Make your videos lively and easier to understand by underlining, pointing and illustrating with thefreehand drawing tool. While recording, use the ScreenDraw button on the Annotation toolbar.Choose Tools > Effects > Hotkeys to setup a hotkey for starting and stopping ScreenDraw.Zooming Options: Camtasia includes a number of different Zooming options. Zoom In and Zoom Outfocuses into or away from the area in increments, while Zoom To zooms directly to a certain size, specificregion, window or the full screen. AutoZoom allows you to zoom between views with a smoothappearance by controlling the speed of the image scaling.2 • Step 1: Record your Video www.techsmith.com
    • Camtasia Studio Getting Started Guide Step 2: Edit and EnhanceThe second step in creating your new videoproject is to edit and enhance your video.Camtasia Studio’s main interface allows youto import video, audio, and image files into avideo project.Imported files, called clips, reside in the ClipBin for easy access. To put a clip on theTimeline for editing, simply drag and drop itfrom the Clip Bin down to theTimeline. The Timeline is the primaryworking area for your editing work.Once clips are on the Timeline, youcan: • Adjust timing or position • Cut or split • Add Transitions between clips • Modify the audio • Record voice narration • Add a picture-in-picture videoFor more information, see page 9.You can also add Transitions, Quizzes, interactive Callouts, and Zoom effects to your video. Edit & Enhance Key Concepts Combine Media: Use the Timeline to combine various multimedia elements such as video clips, still images, and audio tracks. You can join these clips in any number and order that you desire. Undo/Redo: When editing, undo or redo the editing until you are completely satisfied with the video. Preserves Originals: Editing clips on the Timeline doesn’t affect the original files or the files in the Clip Bin.Multiple Instances: To show a clip more than once, repeatedly drag to the Timeline from the Clip Bin.Add Title Clips: Add a graphic before your video clip to act as a title, place a graphic between videoclips to function as a chapter heading, or insert a graphic at the end of your video to feature your credits.Resizing is Easy: Automatically resize a clip on the Timeline by dragging the end of a clip to make theclip shorter. Once a clip has been sized smaller, drag the end of the clip again to make it longer.www.techsmith.com Step 2: Edit and Enhance • 3
    • Getting Started Guide Camtasia Studio Step 3: ProduceThe third step in creating yournew video project is production.When you have set the timing andsequence of your video clips, stillimages, callouts, quizzes, andvoice narration on the Timeline,you are ready to produce yourfinal video into a distributable andsharable format.To produce your video, within theTask List in Camtasia Studio,click on the Produce video as..link. The Production WizardWelcome screen appears. Overall,there are three different ways toproduce your video.First, the easy-to-useRecommend my ProductionSettings Wizard takes you through the video production process based on the distribution method thatyou choose. With this option, simply answer a few questions about your Timeline content anddistribution channel and you are set to go. We highly recommend that you produce your first few videosusing this Production Wizard.The second option uses the Custom Production Wizard which allows you more flexibility over yourfinal video file format as well as the ability to customize frame rates, video, and audio codecs, etc.The third option uses Production Presets. A Production Preset contains a set of saved productioninstructions including the Video File Format, Encoding Options, and Video Size options. Using aProduction Preset makes the production of videos faster and easier and bypasses most of the ProductionWizard process.1. To use Production Presets, within the Task List, click Produce Video As. The Production Wizard appears.2. Enable the Production Preset option.3. From the dropdown list, click the desired preset.How will you share your videos?This is one of the most important questions you need to answer before you begin to produce your videousing the Custom Production Wizard since it directly impacts the type of video format you choose. Seethe recommendations given below to help get you started. If Your Desired Target Is: Internet / Intranet CD DVDChoose this file format first: Macromedia Flash (SWF) AVI AVIChoose this file format second: RealMedia (RM) WMV Streaming QuickTime (MOV) Format4 • Step 3: Produce www.techsmith.com
    • Camtasia Studio Getting Started Guide Step 4: ShareThe final step in creating yourvideo is to actually share itwith your viewing audience.Camtasia Studio supports allthe popular video andanimation standards, andallows you to reach a broadaudience by giving you manydifferent ways to distributeyour videos includingScreencast.com, CD-ROM,Flash Web menu, DVD, e-mail, and more. And, since your video was created as a project file, you canreproduce your video over and over again using different file formats that lend themselves to aparticular distribution channel.Upload Your Video and Any Additional Files to Screencast.comScreencast.com is a hosting site for business and academic professional users who want an easy-to-usesolution with robust features for hosting and sharing video and other rich media files on the web. Theoption to upload your files to Screencast.com isfound within the Custom Production Wizard.Create a DVD-Ready Video FileUse the DVD production option within theRecommend my Production Settings Wizard to produce your video in a DVD-ready AVI format.This means that Camtasia Studio properly sizes and encodes your video with the highest quality optionsfor use with most 3rd party DVD authoring software applications. Just import your final AVI video intoyour DVD project and you are ready to go.Create a CD Menu Using MenuMakerCamtasia MenuMaker allows you to create an attractive menu to launch your video, documents,graphics, and other multimedia files. Using MenuMaker, you can easily create a CD-ROM thatautomatically launches the custom menu displayed – a perfect way to distribute information tocustomers, students, workgroups, and more.Publish a Video for Web Distribution Using TheaterTheater for Camtasia Studio adds DVD-like navigation to your screen videos in Flash format. UsingTheaters menu, your users can quickly navigate between multiple Flash movies or view them all in apre-defined sequence. Theater presentations can be viewed online and on CD-ROM.Create a Pack and Show Self Running FilePack and Show creates a Windows-executable file that your viewers can double-click to automaticallyunpack the file, install the TSCC codec and Camtasia Player and then view the video. No special setupor installation is needed.Send the Video as an E-mail AttachmentUse the e-mail production option within the Recommend my Production Settings Wizard to produceyour video in an e-mail friendly format. At the end of production process, Camtasia Studio opens a newe-mail for you with your video contained as an attachment.www.techsmith.com Step 4: Share • 5
    • Getting Started Guide Camtasia Studio Get Familiar with Camtasia StudioWhen you first begin to work within Camtasia Studio, you are in the Timeline or main view. Several different components that reside within the main view. Before you begin to use Camtasia Studio, take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the main screen view. Menu Bar. Access all the dropdown menus from the menu bar. Task List. Begin most tasks by selecting an option within this pane. Clip Bin. Media files are stored here for easy access. Drag a clip from the Clip Bin to the Timeline to include it in the current video that you are making. All clips within the Clip Bin are saved with the project. Main Toolbar. Easily access several commonly used options from here. Preview Area. Double-click on a clip in the Clip Bin or Timeline to preview it. Playback Controls. Use the controls to move through the Timeline. Grab the scrubber control within the Preview Area and drag it to a particular location in the video. Timeline Toolbar. Use the Timeline Toolbar for adding transitions, splitting the video, making cuts, adding audio tracks, and adjusting volume. Timeline. Add Media files (clips), on the Timeline to include in the video.6 • Get Familiar with Camtasia Studio www.techsmith.com
    • Camtasia Studio Getting Started Guide Task List and Task AreaCamtasia Studio provides a hyperlinked Task List for choosing feature, media, and production options.The Task Area displays the options or properties screens for the feature that was selected in the TaskList.Use the Task List to: • Select specific tasks or processes via hyperlinks. • Import media files to the Clip Bin. • Get help on some of the most commonly used features of Camtasia Studio.Use the Task Area is to: • Add, store, and preview your media clips when in Clip Bin view. Drag clips down to the Timeline for placement within the video. • Select options and set properties for the task selected in the Task List. Task List. Begin most tasks within this pane by clicking on a task hyperlink. The Task Area opens and updates with the available options or properties. Task Area. Either drag clips to the Timeline (Clip Bin view) or select the options relating to the task selected in the Task List. Clip Bin. Your media files are stored here for easy access. Double-click on a clip in the Clip Bin to preview it in the Preview Area. Drag a clip from the Clip Bin down to the Timeline. Properties and Options. When a feature is selected in the Task List, the options for that feature display in this space (called the Task Area). Transitions. When Transitions are selected in the Task Pane, the work area displays here. The Storyboard view also appears. Drag the desired Transition down to the Storyboard.www.techsmith.com Task List and Task Area • 7
    • Getting Started Guide Camtasia Studio The TimelineThe Timeline view is the primary working view for most of your editing work. Use the Timeline toassemble video recordings made using Camtasia Recorder or from some other source as well as otherforms of media such as still images and audio files.Collectively, the media files placed on the Timeline are called clips. On the Timeline, you control thetiming of each clip, add or remove clips, edit frames, add sound, and much more. You can also addQuizzes, Callouts, and Zoom effects to your video. These kinds of effects are called Elements and arerepresented on the Timeline tracks as different colored icons.Tracks can be turned on or off using the Tracks button on the Timeline Toolbar. Timeline Toolbar. Use these tools to cut or split the video, adjust the sound, zoom in or out on the clip for a better view, or to see additional tracks. Seek Bar. Wherever the seek bar is located on the Timeline, that area has focus within the Preview Area. Drag the seek bar to select portions of the video to edit. Time Reference Status Area. Displays the time that the seek bar is referencing within the video. Use this area to keep track of the overall time of the total video. Caption Track. Each Caption that you create displays or appears on the Timeline. A small portion of the caption displays. Video and Audio 1 Track. Displays the main video(s) clips and any audio associated with those clips. All audio displays as a wave form. PIP Video and Audio Track. Displays the PIP video(s) clips and any audio associated with those clips. All audio displays as a wave form. Audio 2 Track. All additional audio added to the Timeline displays on the Audio 2 track. All audio is displayed as a wave form. Lock Icons. To the left of each track are tiny icons used to lock a track. Locking a track prevents the editing or changing of the clips or elements on that track. Special Effects & Enhancement Tracks. Zoom and Pan keyframes, Callouts, Quizzes, etc. display on their own tracks. If you move a clip on the Video track, these elements remain with that clip in their correct location.8 • The Timeline www.techsmith.com
    • Camtasia Studio Getting Started Guide Clips and Elements on the TimelineOnce you begin to add media clips and elements to the Timeline, the Timeline updates to include apictorial representation of each of these. This graphic shows you what a typical Timeline might looklike once you begin to add items and make edits to the video clips.Define a Selection for Editing To create a selection to edit, hover your cursor over the top of the Timeline where the time increments are found. Click and hold the mouse cursor where you want to begin your selection. With the mouse cursor held down, drag the seek bar across the Timeline. Cutting a selection from the TimelineLock any track(s) that contain clips and elements that you do not want to cut. First, select the range oftime to be cut. The selection is highlighted in blue. Click the Cut Selection button.Make a Split on the TimelineSplitting a clip divides one clip into two smaller clips making it easy to insert Transitions or graphicsbetween scenes. To apply, lock any tracks that contain clips and elements that you do not want to split.Position the seek bar at the point where you want to make the split. Click the Split button.To Unlock a TrackClick the Locked icon on the Timeline track that you want tounlock. The locked track becomes unlocked. Repeat to lock thetrack once again. Clips & Elements Key ConceptsUndo / Redo: Use the Undo button and Redo button on the Timeline’s Editing toolbar torestore accidental cuts to the video.Zoom In: Use the Zoom In button to get a close look at the Timeline clips and elements for finerediting.www.techsmith.com Clips and Elements on the Timeline • 9
    • Getting Started Guide Camtasia Studio RecorderRecording your screen is the primary cornerstone or building block for the videos that you create usingCamtasia Studio. Therefore, it is important that you practice and learn how to record the screen in aclean, steady, professional manner. Additionally, to get the right look in your videos, explore all of thedifferent effects you can use when recording. Menu Bar. Access all dropdown menus from the menu bar. Toolbar Area. Access several commonly used options from the toolbars. The toolbars change to match the View > Toolbar options. Input Options. Defines area of the desktop to record. The four Recorder Input options let you capture the exact area of the screen you want to include in your video. Video Tab. Use this tab to manually set any configuration options concerning the codecs or capture mode. Audio Wizard. Select the audio input device and the input source. You can also adjust the volume to the best level for the input source selected. Camera Tab. Select the camera input device. The options for the device are populated by your web camera. Main Toolbar. Use to start, pause and stop the recording, and access the Recorder effects and tools options. Video Statistics and Properties Area. When recording, you see the videos vital information displayed here including frame rate, video size, the codec being used, etc.10 • Recorder www.techsmith.com
    • Camtasia Studio Getting Started Guide Your First RecordingThe first step in creating a CamtasiaStudio project is to record yourscreen. Use the New RecordingWizard to assist you in makingyour recording options selections.To begin, click Start > Programs >Camtasia Studio 4.0.When the Welcome screen appears,click the Start a new project byrecording the screen option. TheNew Recording Wizard appears.1. In the Screen Recording Setup screen define the region of your desktop to record.2. For this example, click the Region of the screen option. Click Next.3. Click the Select Region button. Your cursor turns into a crosshair and the wizard minimizes.4. Drag the crosshair across the desired area on your desktop to select the region of the screen to record. The wizard appears again. Click Next.5. Step through the rest of the wizard selecting audio and camera options.6. When you have reached the end of the wizard, click Finish. The wizard will minimize.7. Click on the Record button or press F9.8. Within the recording area, perform some on screen activity such as opening and closing a dialog box or typing in a document. 9. Record for about one minute and then click the Stop button on the toolbar or press F10. 10. A preview of your recording begins to play. After playback, click the Save button. 11. Enter the name of this video in the field provided. Search and select a folder to store this movie. Click Save. 12. From the Post Save Options dialog box, click the desired option.www.techsmith.com Your First Recording • 11
    • Getting Started Guide Camtasia Studio Special Effects and Enhancements Camtasia Studio contains many great features, effects, and options to create customized, professional looking videos. This section lists some of the more popular features. Voice Narration Adding voice narration allows you to narrate your video as you play clips on the Timeline. Once the narration is complete, your audio file is added to the Timeline in synch with your video clip(s). Transitions Transition effects allow you to insert animated effects that smoothly transition one clip to the next. There are many differentTransitions to choose from to get just the right look that you need orwant for your video.MarkersA Marker allows you to add a placeholder within your video. Youcan also produce your video with a table of contents which displaysthe Markers as hyperlinks in the Web page providing easy navigation points for your viewer. Zoom-n-Pan Zoom-n-Pan effects allow you to zoom in and out on certain areas of the video, calling attention to important screen movements or actions your audience may miss. The Zoom-n-Pan option works by inserting key frames that tell Camtasia Studio when to zoom in and when to zoom out.PIPPicture-in-Picture (PIP) allows you to place a video clipover another video, with both the clips playing together. Oneof the clips, typically a talking head camera video, usuallyappears in a smaller window, so the viewer can see whichclip forms the main theme.Title ClipsTitle Clips are image clips that allow you to add a titlebefore the video begins, add chapter headings between clips,and credits or other information at the end of your video. You can save and export Title Clips as imagefiles to easily import into other video projects.12 • Special Effects and Enhancements www.techsmith.com
    • Camtasia Studio Getting Started GuideCamtasia Studio and PowerPointThe Camtasia Studio PowerPoint Add-in allows you to quickly and easily record and produce yourPowerPoint presentations in PowerPoint using the Camtasia Studio Recording toolbar.1. Start Camtasia Studio.2. From the Welcome screen, choose Start recording a PowerPoint presentation. The Open Presentation to Record dialog box appears.3. Browse to the PowerPoint presentation and click Open. The PowerPoint presentation displays. The recording toolbar is visible:4. To record narration or other audio, click the Record Audio button .5. To record camera video which display as Picture-in-Picture in the final video, click the Record Camera button . To see the preview of the camera stream as you record, click the Camera Preview button .6. To begin the recording, click the Record button. If a tip dialog box appears, read the tip and then click Close. Also, if you are recording the camera, the camera initialization dialog appears momentarily.7. The slide show displays with the actual recording in paused mode.8. Click the Click to begin recording button that is located in the lower right hand corner. The recording will begin immediately. Move through the PowerPoint presentation slides as you normally would, speaking into the microphone to record the voice narration.9. When you reach the end of the presentation, press the Esc key to end the recording. A prompt appears asking if you would like to stop recording or continue. Click Stop recording.10. You are prompted to save your work as a Camtasia Studio recording file (camrec). This allows you to make changes to your video at a later time. Name this project and then click Save.Produce your PowerPoint and Include MP3 Audio File, iPod® Video, and Slides11. The post save options dialog box appears. Click the Produce your recording option. Click OK. Within the wizard, click the Recommend my production settings option. Click Next.12. Choose the desired output video file format.13. To create an MP3 file to include as a file download in an HTML page, check the Create MP3 File option.14. To create an iPod-ready video file to include as a file download in an HTML page, check the Create iPod File option.15. To include your original PowerPoint presentation for download in an HTML page, check the Include PPT file option. Click the Browse button to locate a PowerPoint presentation. Click OK. The wizard page appears.16. Click Next. Click through the rest of the Wizard.17. In the What would you…screen, click Finish. The rendering of your video and ancillary files begins. When done, your video and files appear in an HTML page.www.techsmith.com Camtasia Studio and PowerPoint • 13
    • Getting Started Guide Camtasia Studio Audio EnhancementsThe Audio Enhancements allow you to fix or improveyour audio track(s) by evening out volume levels andremoving noise. To access the Audio Enhancementsproperties page at any time, click the AudioEnhancements tool on the Timeline .Audio Enhancements Visual CuesThe Audio Enhancements toggle options that apply tothe entire Timeline – not just a selection of theTimeline or individual audio clip on the Timeline. Werecommend waiting until you have all of your Timelineediting completed before applying the AudioEnhancements.• When the Even out volume levels option is “on”, you see immediate improvement in the variation of sound levels within the audio waveform.• When the Noise Reduction option is “on”, the color of the audio waveform will change from teal to burgundy.Apply Audio Enhancements1. Complete all of your edits on the Timeline.2. Choose the Audio Enhancements option in the task list or, click the Audio Enhancements tool on the Timeline. The Audio Enhancements task page opens.Even Out Volume Levels3. Check the Even out volume levels option.4. Select the Settings that best describe the levels of audio variation that you have on the Timeline. The volume leveling occurs immediately. Click the Play button in the Preview Area to hear how the new audio sounds. While the video is playing, check and uncheck the Even out volume levels option to hear a comparison of the before and after audio quality.Background Noise Removal5. Enable the Automatically try to detect noise on the timeline option.6. Click the Remove Noise button. This process detects noise in the audio using a selection where there should be silence. A selection on the Timeline is automatically made and the training begins. Once the training is complete, the noise removal takes place.7. When this process is complete, the status level turns green and says Noise Removal Complete. The audio waveform on the Timeline changes color. Click the Play button in the Preview Area to hear how the new audio sounds. While the video is playing, check and uncheck the Restore Noise option to hear a comparison of the before and after audio quality.8. When you are satisfied with your audio enhancements, click OK. You return to the Timeline view.14 • Audio Enhancements www.techsmith.com
    • Camtasia Studio Getting Started Guide CalloutsA Callout is a graphic you add to the Timeline so animage displays in the produced video. Callouts drawattention to an important object or process shown onthe screen. Or, combined with text, they can give additional tutorial or instructional information. Blur Callout You can blur a portion of the screen by adding a Blur Callout. This allowsyou to professionally mask or hide any confidentialor sensitive information that might be seen in yourscreen recording.Hot Spot CalloutTurn your Callout into a Flash Hot Spot to addinteractivity to a Callout when it is produced as aFlash movie. For example, add interactivity to make chapters in your video that the viewer can easilyjump to, or, to take the viewer to a Web site after they have finished watching the video. Flash Quizzes and Surveys The Flash Quiz and Survey feature allows you to insert a Quiz or Survey into your project which appear when your project is produced as a Flash movie file. Each movie can have multiple Quizzes and Surveys and each Quiz or Survey can have multiple questions. You can choose to report the Quizzing results to your Learning Management System via SCORM.You choose the Quiz / Survey reporting optionsduring the actual production process. Whenproducing, use the Custom Production Wizard.The reporting options are found in the wizard’sVideo Options Screen.www.techsmith.com Callouts • 15
    • Getting Started Guide Camtasia Studio Camtasia Theater’s Interactive Flash MenuTheater for Camtasia Studio adds DVD-like navigation to your screen videos in Flash format. UsingTheaters menu, your users can quickly navigate between multiple movies or view them all in a pre-defined sequence. You can view Theater presentations online and on CD-ROM. Your content is easier to use and navigate. As a result, viewers can watch videos at their own pace and even finish their training ahead of schedule. Below, find an overview of the Theater screen in Menu mode. Before you begin your work, take a few minutes to get familiar with the Theater screens. Note: Theater works with SWF files – not FLV files and does not support Camtasia Studio Quizzing and Surveys. If you plan on using Camtasia Studio- made SWF movies within Theater, produce your movies within using the Legacy SWF output template located on the Custom Production Wizard’s Flash Templates page. Menu Bar. Access all dropdown menus from the menu bar. Colors Options. Choose your options to customize the color of the menu background as well as the text for your title and movie items. Export Flash Menu. Click this button to create your menu. Launch Menu after export. Enable this option to immediately view the menu when the Export Flash Menu process has completed. Menu List Options. Choose your SWF files to add to the menu. You can also customize the order and names of the items by using the tools in the sidebar. General Properties Options. Choose your options to customize the look of the text for your title and movie items. Controls Tab. Choose options for the look of the playback controls that display within the menu itself and within the individual SWF movies Menu Tab. Add a title to the menu, customize the look of the menu’s text and background color, add the desired SWF movies to the menu, and order the movies within the list.16 • Camtasia Theater’s Interactive Flash Menu www.techsmith.com