Add an effect in SnagIt Printer Capture Settings

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We previously had SnagIt Version 11 and were using it to automatically invert a screen capture before printing.  This was done by adding the Invert effect in the "SnagIt Printer Capture Settings" and set up a "share" to a printer so it would automatically print. We upgraded computers to Windows 10 and purchased upgraded snagit licenses for snagit2020 but this does not appear to be an available feature in version 2020.  Anybody know why?  Also, what is the last version that did have it?
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Joe Morgan

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Could you be looking for this by any chance?



Regards,Joe
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I think the answer will be found by creating a capture preset. When you create one, choose the Image type of capture. Then add an effect to it.


Choose the Filters effect, then click the little gear icon and choose to Invert colors.


Then choose Printer as your share destination, Click the Save Preset button and I think you should be set,


Cheers... Rick :)
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That is effectively what I want to happen, Rick, but not based on a hot key or using the SnagIt Application directly.  Previously you could set up your SnagIt printer to do the Invert effect and share to a real printer. 

The people needing this function are working on machines that severely limit their ability to run applications other than their primary one, so being able to have them just choose a printer that inverts the image automatically is ideal. 


I was informed by Tech Support that the feature no longer exists, which is very disappointing.  I don't understand why it was removed, and am looking to just revert back to the last version of the software that still has it.
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Sorry for misunderstanding that, When I saw your initial mention of "This was done by adding the Invert effect in the "SnagIt Printer Capture Settings" and set up a "share" to a printer", my mind naturally went to the capture process.

You also mention upgrading to the Windows 10 operating system. Are we certain that it isn't Windows 10 that changed the behavior and not SnagIt?

I'm on Windows 10 and I just installed SnagIt 11 and I'm seeing nothing in the SnagIt 11 Printer preferences that allows any kind of configuration as you reported. So I'm guessing this is more of an Operating System thing than a SnagIt thing. Sorry

Cheers... Rick :)
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This wasn't an option in the Printer Properties, but in SnagIt.  It was under Tools...SnagIt Printer Capture Settings. 
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Hmmm, since I have version 11 running on my own PC with Windows 10, I'm wondering if you could simply download version 11 from the link below and use your most recent install key to unlock it. (I've heard many times here that any recent key will also unlock older versions)

Click here to visit the download location

Cheers... Rick :)