Advanced SnagIt Steps

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One of the features I use most frequently in SnagIt is the “Step” stamp. This is a very powerful feature that makes explaining a process a lot quicker.

There are however certain changes that I would like to see implemented that could greatly augment this tool (some of these features have already been requested by other users):

  1. Ability to manually edit height and width of the stamps, preferably with option to lock/unlock aspect ratio. This would allow the user to create steps across multiple images with a consistant look and feel.
  2. Allow alternate sequences such as:
    • Upper case roman numerals: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X... 
    • Lower case roman numerals: i, ii, iii, iv, v, vi, vii, viii, ix, x,...
    • Combined sequences: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4...
  3. Autorotate text in stamp such that the text is always upright.
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maarten.labeeuw

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Rick Stone

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Agree with most of the points. But the auto rotate has been built in for a long while. Maybe even present from the beginning?  I do suppose it's possible that you mean that the text should be independent and simply stay put in a vertical orientation regardless of the angle of rotation.

And sure, it's possible to adjust height and width to suit. But the main issue is that it's not remembered between sessions or stored as part of the settings for the Quick Styling.

Cheers... Rick :)
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maarten.labeeuw

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Thanks for your clarification Rick, and yes I  did mean that the text should rotate independently from the stamp, something it already does if you rotate is by 180°, but not for everything in-between.

And yes the sizes are adjustable, and it would be nice to have them saved between sessions, but the ability to see the dimension values would also allow for a greater degree of control.
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Grant

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I like your idea. I would like something similar. See below. The "Capture Info" effect is too big and I can't place it where I want it.


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maarten.labeeuw

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Hi Grant,

Thanks for your support.

Honestly not sure how much demand there could be for a timestamp feature as it strikes me as a rather niche requirement. I do however use timestamps myself for other reasons, and implemented a quick and dirty fix using AHK (Auto HotKey).