Beware if you do a fresh install.....

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As you may know if you have been following  my posts about various weird behaviours I have been seeing, a completely fresh install was suggested.  I took the uninstall option to save all settings. The latter does not work so it was just as well I took the precaution of screenshotting my preferences

On reinstall only a few options were remembered. I had to go through capture and editor preferences and reset everything manually. If I had not taken screenshots I would have been annoyed.

The following items were particularly galling:

- If you change library location, SnagIt restarts and loses any preference changes you had made on other tabs.

- And it won't accept the new library location being one that was already used, creating a new one instead. I got round it eventually

- Always shrink to fit reenabled, which would have screwed up the resolution on dragged images.  

Why offer an option to preserve user settings if you then ignore them?
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Paul

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Posted 9 months ago

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Rick Grunwald

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It need fixing for sure. The workaround for the datastore is to rename the one at the new destination, move the datastore then move all the SNAG files from the renamed one into the one that was created
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Glenn Hoeppner, Employee

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Yeah, it was a joke. There was a discreet smiley at the end there. I think we'd all love a 30TB SSD, but we wouldn't love paying for it.

Sorry, I wasn't trying to minimize the user request here in any way.

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Paul

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Ah, I wish this forum supported smilies so we could see them
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Paul

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TBH, the reason for the SSD is so that Windows boots fast.  The only 32/64 bit apps I use these days are all photo related.  Daminion, Lightroom (rarely), Photoshop Elements (rarely) and SnagIt.  Everything else is in my private cloud on my Synology NAS.  Even the Snagit Library is located on a drive that is autosynced to my NA, in the manner of Google Drive
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That's the problem with LOL and smiley faces. We used to crack jokes without telling people we were doing it.And we got the joke.Now we expect to be clued in that it was a joke up front. Humors taken a hit. I was actually thinking about that a few days ago and tripped over an obvious joke without seeing it.
Subtle humor has practically died.That's a shame.
I apologize to you Glen, I wasn't thinking that one through. That was actually pretty good. I'll skip the traditional three letters if you don't mind.
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Rick Grunwald

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That was big of you to say that. And you are correct: humor doesn't always shine through
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bitcohen

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Thanks for warning!