crop multiple images / ability to select multiple images / ability to apply same feature to multiple images

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Oftentimes when doing screenshots, we import the scrollbar of browser windows (especially in panoramic or scrolling captures). At such moments, multiple images will have a common area (either on the image or a border/margin) that you would want to crop. 

For example, in the scenario above of panoramic captures, after 20 screenshots, there would be 20 scrollbars, 1 in each picture. Cropping 20 images one by one is a pain, having an ability to select multiple images and apply the same crop (or any other) feature to all the images is essential and feels expected when using the program.

It would be important to have such a feature to prevent repetitive work, after all Snag it was built for that - so we don't have to explain the same thing over and over again.
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rob macleod

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Great idea, but even more useful would be a request I have submitted previously--we need to be able to set a window that becomes the default for subsequent captures. So you could set your window to exclude the scrollbar, then just keep grabbing over and over with the same window at the same location.  
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quaint

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This one on mac is Ctrl+Shift+R. The trouble is when you do it without knowing this.
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Essentially this is a feature that Windows users already have. We just need it on the Mac version! I have no idea why Snagit does not have the feature of set dimensions for multiple images on the Mac. I was simply told to "vote" for this feature even though TechSmith already know it's a great feature. I attended a seminar where TechSmith demoed this very feature first in the presentation! So clearly they know it's a good feature. 
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Rick Stone

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In the event that quaint is a Windows user, here's how it works. 

Open one of the images you wish to trim, then make note of the number of pixels to trim from the bottom.

Now open the Library and select the desired images.

Right-click the selection and choose Batch Conversion Wizard.



Click Next >



Click the drop-down and choose Trim.



Set the value for the Bottom to the value you noted at the beginning of this process and click OK.

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rob macleod

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Right, there is GraphicConverter on the Mac that will do something pretty similar.  BUT I believe this general approach only works if the region of interest is in the same location within the frame in each grab, which is only ensured when we Snag the whole window and nothing else moves.   If we want to grab a series of shots from a piece of a window, we cannot place the window in the same location except manually and tediously.  As @Mathew says, the solution is so obvious it makes my stomach hurt. (-: 
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Daniel Foster, Snagit strategy lead

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@quaint, you could try Webpage capture (Mac only), which grabs a scrolling capture of the whole page, minus the toolbar. Works best for public pages where login is not required. 



I'm also curious about the workflow you describe above...if using Panoramic capture could you just not select the scrollbar when choosing a region to capture? Or is there a reason that's not feasible?