The Caption Editor

The Caption Editor page allows presenters to review and edit captions that were created automatically by Camtasia Relay. When a presentation is held for caption editing, all processing and publishing is paused until the presenter releases the presentation to complete processing and publishing.

The Camtasia Relay caption editor.

Once a presentation is open on the Caption Editor page, use the following process for editing captions and submitting the presentation for final processing and publishing.

  1. In the Edit Captions view, use the video controls to review the automatic captions.

    Caption editor playback controls
  2. Edit existing captions by clicking inside a caption and editing the text.

    Click on a caption to edit the caption text.
  3. Add Click to add a new caption., delete Click to delete the currently selected caption., and split Click to split a caption. captions as needed.

  4. To save your work, click Save.

    Camtasia Relay automatically saves changes to the presentation captions every minute.

  5. When the captions are complete, click the Preview and Submit tab.

    Click to access the preview and submit view of the caption editor.
  6. Review the presentation and make any final adjustments to the text or timing of the captions.

    In the preview and submit view, make only minor tweaks to the captions.
  7. When you are satisfied with the captions, click Publish.

    The presentation continues processing and publishing. Depending on your profile settings, you may receive a notification when your presentation is ready to share.

Caption Editing Tips

Here are some tips to help you when editing captions.

  • To stop at the end of each caption, disable the Continuous Playback button The continuous playback button keeps the presentation playing through all the captions. Disable to have playback stop after each caption..

  • While working in a caption, click Replay to repeat the text of the selected caption once. Repeatedly click the Replay button until you are able to transcribe the entire caption.

    Click to replay the audio for the current caption.
  • The number in the lower right of a caption shows the remaining characters available to keep the caption within compliancy guidelines. If a caption is too long, it turns yellow and shows a negative number of characters available.

    If a caption is too long, the caption turns yellow and shows that there is a negative number of characters left.
  • Click Split Click Split to separate a caption into two captions.to separate a caption into two smaller captions.

    A yellow caption that is too long is split into two captions and no longer exceeds the limit of characters.
  • Use the standard keyboard shortcuts for Undo (<CTRL+Z>, Command-Z) and Redo (<CTRL+Y>, Command-Y) to undo or redo your actions in the caption editor.

Presenter

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005 - How Do I Capture System Sound in My Relay Recordings? Record I Video
006 - The Recording Process Getting Started I Video
007 - Encoding Types Share I Written
008 - The Camtasia Relay Website Website I Video
009 - Change Your Profile and Submit Your Recording Record I Written
010 - Introduction to Profiles Getting Started I Written
011 - Add Presenter Account Information Getting Started I Video/Written
012 - Add a Screencast.com Folder Tips I Video
013 - The Caption Editor Captioning I Video/Written
014 - Caption Editing Process Captioning I Video
015 - Audio Tips Tips II Written
016 - Tested Cameras and Microphones Tips I Written
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Administrator

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002 - Roll Out Relay Tips II Written
003 - User Roles in Camtasia Relay 4 User Management I Written
004 - Create a Profile Profile Management I Written
005 - Creating Maintainable Profiles Profile Management II Video
006 - Encoding Types Share I Written
007 - Automatically Assign Profiles Profile Management I Written
008 - Distribute the Portable Recorder Administration I Written
009 - The Global Caption Editor Role Caption I Written
010 - Uploading Videos to YouTube Publish II Video
011 - Posting Camtasia Relay Notifications to Blackboard Integration II Written
012 - Adding Mediasite and Drupal Publishing Destinations Publish II Video
013 - Using Self-Signed Security Certificates Administration II Video
014 - Thinking About Server Architecture Administration II Video
015 - Sanity Check Your IIS Settings Administration II Video
016 - Tested Cameras and Microphones Tips I Written