Capture directly to the Editor in Snagit 13?

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I press the Print Screen button, capture my image, then a toolbar appears and I have to click the Camera icon and then it opens in the Editor window.  Is there a way to make the capture appear in the Editor as soon as I select the area I want to capture?  I was able to set this in v12.  If that's not possible, I will have to downgrade back to 12 because I capture images all day long, and this is very frustrating.
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Kelly Mullins, TechSmith Employee & Helper

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Hi Christine,
Snagit 13 is able to be customized to exactly how you want to capture.

To turn off the One Click interface so you don't have to choose Image Capture all the time, choose View > Hide One Click.

Then, with that closed, use the Capture interface to choose how you want to capture.

So, if you want to use the All in One capture setting that opens the image in the Editor, just choose these options.

I hope this helps!
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Thank you for this info!  I was really unhappy about that extra step.  I've used SnagIt for many years and consider it a vital tool.  I'm very accustomed to my SnagIt captures going right into the Editor as soon as my capture action is complete.  It's pretty much muscle memory now.  The appearance of that toolbar (and the extra click to make it go away) was enthusiastically unwelcome.
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DeeAnn Lee Gibson

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I agree! I also noticed that I have technical issues with this version. After I get the image, nothing happens. It's so frustrating. It's hit or miss. Today it isn't working right and I need it. Tech support was no help. After a while. It started working on its own. I hate this version.
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George Crofton Sr.

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I have owned Snagit 8, 9, 10, 11, 13 and now the trial version of 2018. The only problem that I have ever had is with Snagit 2018. I give up on it. The Editor will not load or display, that makes it worthless. I am going to stay with 13 until the bugs are eliminated. I would like the update but ...
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Annik Stahl

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This did not work for me.

 1. I did  View > Hide one Click
2. Image > Region > Preview in Editor is on, copy to clipboard is off.

I perform a capture using my preferred hotkey and while it captures, it sits there until i press the Camera icon to open it in Editor. How can I get the Editor to open automatically ( like it has for EVERY OTHER VERSION of this product)?

I tried restarting the program and now my hotkeys don't even work.

I'm beginning to rue the day when I blindly updated and paid $25.
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I agree with romeovoid:
Even if I am using All-in-One, I do not want to see this thing: 

If I want to do video, I will use the video preset.  If I want just an image, I'll use the image preset.  If I want pano, I'll use the pano preset.  For All-in-One, I want to either chose my selection area, or click on a scrolling arrow.  After that, take me to the editor!

If TechSmith wants to add things like this for those that don't know what they want to capture, fine.  But give me a freakin' way to TURN IT OFF!

Hi-Ho,'s back to SnagIt 12 I go...