'Control points' for curved arrows - SnagIt - v.12

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To make a curved arrow, we can set control points for it, But MANY A TIMES they go beyond the visible area of the Canvas and even if i move the arrow here-and-there on canvas, the 'Control points' does not return 'In VIEW'.

Also the color of the 'Control points' is White, which is lost in other objects Very easily.

Is there a way to show the control points easily when they go out of the canvas and is there a way to make the control points color (yellow or blue etc) so that they can be easily seen.
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Technique can help make applying a curved arrow easier. If you apply a curved arrow correctly you won't need the see the "white dots" in a lot of situations. Navigating to the white dots when they are off canvas is pretty easy to do as well.
I created a video to cover the techniques I use. They work well for me.
http://www.screencast.com/t/Vn2HPxJjTtKk
Hope this helps. {: >)

Regards, Joe
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Superb video Joe,

Very very helpful.

All the persons i know, including me, start to 'set' 'Initial' control points from the 'Last' end of the arrow (ie, where the tip of arrow was left in the end), which makes it messy most of the times. Thanks again for sharing the video.

And yes, at least i was not aware of using zoom-out for finding the out-of-frame control points so easily.

Thanks again

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