Feature request: Ability to create objects like callouts with custom text kept in them

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I have a series of callout styles I use over and over on different projects. I use the same text in them as well. It would be nice to be able to create the style, add in the text, and save that as a custom callout object to place on my capture. It would ensure consistency in the layout and verbiage used. 
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alex.wilson

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JMichaelTX

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I agree.  I have the same use case.
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Rick Grunwald

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I made a document that sits in the library with all the combinations I like i.e. callouts with 16 pt red text with a few letter for a place holder
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I have done that as well but my challenge (and I should have brought this up in the original post) is that I bounce between systems and thus need to share them across multiple computers. Making them a tool that could also be shared in some manner makes it even more powerful. My other employees could use them then if there was an ability to share tool sets (not the way they are copied today). Something cloud based. 
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Interesting thought. When I read it I was also pondering the possibility of something like ScreenCast.com where any SnagIt user could share with the community and the community could draw from that collection to insert into their own creations.
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@RickGrunwald:
I made a document that sits in the library with all the combinations I like
Thanks for sharing that approach.  I really have not used the Library, but I now see it could be very useful.
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@alex.wilson:
I have done that as well but my challenge (and I should have brought this up in the original post) is that I bounce between systems and thus need to share them across multiple computers.
If the SnagIT "Autosave Location" is the location for the library, then one approach is to set this to a DropBox (or other Cloud service) location.  Then it would be available to all of your Macs.
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Rick Grunwald

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The idea of keeping a document is a workaround  Like @alex.wilson said, if you have a shared dropbox or Pcloud folder ....