I am looking for the previous default arrow which is like what icon shows (the thickness increases)

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I remember the previous version when I draw an arrow, the default theme is the arrow thickness is increasing along with the line, I just cannot find this in Snagit 13. Can someone help on this?
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Posted 11 months ago

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It looks as though that feature no longer exists.  If an end is defined as an arrow head you can alter the size of the head but there is no control to make the line width taper.

Nor can I find it in the Stamps Collection.

If you can create a basic tapered line in various colours in another program you could add it as a custom stamp.

Cheers

Paul
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Look at the effects on the right after you select the arrow tool. THere is a start size and an end size but here it seems to be broken
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Rick I was puzzled by it too.

The start and end controls refer to the size of the arrow heads only.  At first glance I thought they would pinch the line.

Paul
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Seems to be the actual answer to what andypan is asking, no?

I mean, if I draw an arrow and increase the width, the arrow head changes to become larger. But if I click on the end size and adjust it, it becomes what the size was before increasing the overall thickness.



Cheers... Rick :)
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 I'm puzzled as to what version of SnagIt he's referring to.

I'm no fossilized crustation in SnagIt world dating back to version 1. However, I've never seen a tapered arrow that wasen't a stamp or callout.


Regards,Joe
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I got side tracked. Is this what your looking for andypan?
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I think I completely misunderstood the question.  I thought the OP was looking for an arrow like this:

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OK, so you're going to have to make a stamp and save it as PDF and import it and all that stuff.

On on that note, Happy New Year!
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thanks Paul, and happy new year.  I actually don't know why this feature has been taken out.
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I, too, have been asking for an arrow style like TechSmith's old "Jing" app used to have. Evernote's free Skitch offers it but it would be so much better if Snagit had it.
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This is from Skitch on Windows. Their Mac version is similar but even better (more curvy and stylish).
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Broken in Snagit
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I think the arrow thickness is increasing along with the line

can only be interpreted one way. Arrow thickness increases along the line.
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I disagree. I see it as completely being possible to interpret two ways. 

Way one (dragging the arrow causes the line to increase to form a taper)

Way two (as the line width is increased, the size of the tip of the arrow is increased as well)

Again, only the OP can say for certain. Hopefully andypan will pop in to confirm what was meant. ;)

Cheers... Rick :)
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Yeah, good thing nobody died here. LOL

Although, I do sometimes wonder how many people and animals have died from arrows.  Not to forget too that this is exactly what created the conditions that gave rise to ISIS. But I digress. I suppose that's a discussion for an entirely different forum, eh? ;)

Disclaimer: I have never been employed by any administration where I was responsible for interpreting military existential threats.

When I read what was wrote: 

"when I draw an arrow, the default theme is the arrow thickness is increasing along with the line,"

It seems reasonable to me that the term "arrow" is actually meaning the pointed tip.  I interpreted it that way because of the separate mention of "the line". In this context, I interpreted "the line" to mean the actual shaft of the arrow.

Happy Saturday and New Year's eve, eve, all! Rick :)
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 Joe, I just got a notification about a movie you watched. Last night we watched "snakes on a plane". In the middle of all the mayhem with angry snakes striking everyone and people seizing and turning purple, I took a printer cord (with the slightly thicker end that goes into the printer)and S-L-O-W-L-Y brought it up next to my wife's head until it hit her vision. She about came out of her skin
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LMAO! Still laughing out loud about that! That's hilarious! 
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Hehehe
One April 1st my wife came in the front door and an orange tree snake fell on her. She swore up an down that I did it but ... as good as an idea as it was, I would not know how to make the snake stay on the lintel above to door!
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Fess up, you did it!