Change menu/ribbon size setting

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I am using Snagit for years. Not intensively, but just to captures and annotate screenshots. Maybe I am getting really too old but I feel less happy with almost every new version. Nowadays I am getting even frustrated with the size of the program window. The ribbon (you might like it or not), the menu and all the buttons are just huge. I am old, but not that blind (yet). And the frustrating thing: I cannot even figure out where to change the settings.
How to make the ribbon, menu, buttons or property windows smaller?
How to make the Snagit Editor window smaller (I can only reduce it to about 2/3 of the screen)?
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There's not much available in the way of UI customization.

You can place your cursor at the dividing point between the properties panel and quick styles.When you see the double arrow.You can drag the panel to resize it.

Thumbnails in the recent captures tray can be resized if you right click in an open area of the tray.Or you can click the "Recent" at the far left of the recent captures tray to hide or bring back recent captures.

That's the only features I'm aware of.


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I have a similar issue Franz. I suspect it's just that SnagIt is not complying with Windows standards regarding using Windows "Display Settings" in building how their app displays.

I've found that the application is not good at handling transitions between monitors of different sizes and resolutions and "scaling" settings (which change when I dock at home and at work). 
The text of my application menus and tools is often ENORMOUS on my HP 34" curved monitor. 
When I drag the window to my laptop's display, everything is proportional.

These displays are different sizes, resolutions, scalings, etc and SnagIt doesn't gracefully adapt. :( 
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I completely agree with the level of frustration. The UI is not the most user friendly. And I keep changing my toolbar but it won't stick. And you are correct, everything is too large, which is funny because I'm usually the one to make things bigger. I have a 24 inch monitor and the Quick Styles pane is WAY to large.