Adding a math formula using Latex in a picture captured with Snagit

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Hi, 
I use very frequently Snagit to capture a picture from my pc and then to insert it in a document. It could be very useful if it could be possible in Snagit to add, in an captured picture, a math formula created using Latex or something like that. Do you have any plan in future for it ?
Thanks.

Luca Bicego 
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Ed Covney

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I haven't used Latex in years, (never liked it as compared to Wolfram-alpha) so I may not be up to date on it, but isn't it a scripting language that produces the textual formulas? As you are already importing a Snagit picture,  couldn't you import a snag (a picture) of the Latex produced formula? 

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My thoughts are the same as Ed's.

In reading what you asked, it seems that perhaps you are unaware that you may combine images in different ways.

For example, perhaps you have some image of a graph or whatever and you want to show some mathematical equation used to arrive at how something in the graph was arrived at,

You use SnagIt to capture the equation, then you are able to click and drag the captured equation from the recents tray at the bottom of the SnagIt editor and drop it on top of the graph and place it where you want. 
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I forgot to ask, what kind of formula(s)? 
I have an Excel "Parametric Equation" evaluator that produces graphics and the titles are the formulas that created them, one snag gets both!


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Thanks for the answers.
I don't know Wolfram-Alpha but I am used to work with Latex because it is free and it is quite simple to use. I know that  it is possible to copy a formula and paste it like an image. For the same reason we can have avoided to have a tool in Snagit that permits to change the size and the font  of the text . I could open a program like Word and write in it some text with the desired size and font , then copy the image from Word to Snagit. So  why there is a  tool that allows you to edit the text in Snagit and there isn't a tool that allows me to create a formula?

Luca Bicego