I was able to make the background of a capture grey, except for one area I wanted to stand out. The problem is that I forgot how to do it!

  • 1
  • Question
  • Updated 5 years ago
Hi. I was able to make the background of a capture grey, except for one area I wanted to stand out. The problem is that I forgot how to do it! Can anyone help?
Photo of Gabi

Gabi

  • 3 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes

Posted 5 years ago

  • 1
Photo of Joe Morgan

Joe Morgan

  • 6810 Posts
  • 3745 Reply Likes
Select the High-light tool. Change the color to a light grey or whatever you want. Drag out two different rectangular high-lite areas. Leave the center unchanged.

Regards, Joe 
(Edited)
Photo of Joe Morgan

Joe Morgan

  • 6810 Posts
  • 3745 Reply Likes
Heres an example

Photo of Rick Stone

Rick Stone

  • 5299 Posts
  • 2507 Reply Likes
Hi there

This is called "Spotlight and Magnify". I'm perplexed at the moment, as I'm not easily finding it among the SnagIt ribbon! I use it all the time but I have the icon on the quick access toolbar. Basically, right-click your quick access toolbar and choose to customize it. Then click the drop-down (1) and choose Image (2) followed by Spotlght and Magnify (3) and finally the Add > > button (4). Once you have done that, you have a nice little icon to click.





Note that I've elected to show my quick access toolbar below the ribbon.

Cheers... Rick :)
Photo of Joe Morgan

Joe Morgan

  • 6810 Posts
  • 3745 Reply Likes
Your way is a little quicker. Spotlight and Magnify is under the Image Tab theses days.
Photo of Gabi

Gabi

  • 3 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
Thank you both, Joe and Rick. I will try it tomorrow - taking off now, and will let you know the results. Thanks again!
Photo of Gabi

Gabi

  • 3 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
Well, maybe my version is old, 9.... something. Thank you again. I'll go with Joe's suggestion as I have a presentation to make soon! Cheers! :)

This conversation is no longer open for comments or replies.