How about returning to a simple Print Screen , like in the old days (1987)

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I've been using Snagit since 1987. Programming in DOS all one had to do to print the entire screen was to press the <PrtScr> key. When Windows came along you no longer could do this easily. But thanks to Snagit you can and I've been using it for the past 30 years. The problem is, when I hit <PrtScr> I have to go into three or 4 different <print> boxes before It actually prints. Please make an express shortcut so when I press <PrtScr> and outline what I want to print, it then prints it saving me all those extra steps..  That's your homework assignment for 2019 guys/gals.  Other than that you produce a brilliant piece of software utility.
Thanks, Bill Bondar
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Ed Covney

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Bill - 
When I hit prt-scr, I have to choose which monitor, or contiguous frame (it can do all 3 or any portion), then where to send it: File, printer #1 or printer #2, cancel. Why would you want to undo choices?
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Something to ponder as well is what exactly is meant when we hear: when I press <PrtScr> and outline what I want to print, it then prints it saving me all those extra steps..

Are you actually referring to sending whatever was outlined to a printer?

If so, it seems that the Windows operating system itself would get in the way because it would need to know what  device to "print" to.

I've not experimented with this aspect because I avoid "printing" at all costs. But I'd be surprised if there weren't a combination of settings you could use to accomplish that via creating a preset.

Cheers... Rick :)
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Well I just set a preset to print full screen to my default printer but it created an error.

I presume that is because some interaction action is required to set parameters for the printer (orientations / fit to screen).

I'm not surprised.  Printers are a lot more complex these days, and screens are massive compared to 30 years ago