1) Do not wrap text when I am typing, 2) Let me control exact tool dimensions

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While I am typing in a Text tool, if my text is wider than the tool, then it wraps my text and also resizes the tool's height. There doesn't seem to be any way to turn this off or configure the behavior. In the screenshots that I edit, I am typically creating onscreen labels, etc. so as soon as the Text tool resizes, then I've lost whatever dimensions I previously spent time trying to set up. 

Please either do not wrap text at all, or don't resize my tool while I am typing. Just widen the tool, or give me an option to control the behavior. 

Also, please please PLEASE give us options to set specific dimensions for tools. I may have a label or button that needs to be 20px in height. I have no way to do this today from within Snagit. I should be able to either:

- Set the tool's dimensions in pixels
- View the current dimensions somewhere on the screen so that I can drag the tool edges until they match the dimensions I need, or 
- Provide an option to make two tools the same height and/or width

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Posted 3 years ago

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There is another thread discussing this also
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Randy W

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OK if you have a link I will update
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Another option might be to be able to lock the objects size and have the font reduce if the text overflows.  But these are some complex options we are asking for here.  For example I can see that you might need to reconfigure the desired action on the fly.  How would that be handled?

Perhaps it would be an idea if we had a format painter, such as in MS Office that allows you to pick up teh style of one object and apply it to another.

- Paul