How can I immediately copy screen capture to clipboard? (Win and Mac)

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Hi. The most common thing I do in SnagIt is take a partial screen capture so that I can paste a picture into an email. It wastes my time to have to go to the main snagit screen to have to do this.  I typically forget that's required, go to the email, paste the wrong thing, then have to return to Snagit.  Please add a shortcut on the capture screen to capture the image and immediately copy it to the clipboard in a single click. Thanks.
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Hi all- Great news! In the new Snagit 13 (Win) and Snagit 4 (Mac) released today there’s now an easy way to send a capture to the clipboard AND into the editor...without opening the editor. The new capture window has two simple toggles so you can set these options on the fly and change them whenever you like.

You can also bake the settings into a preset (what used to be called profile), which can be triggered by a hotkey, a click on the preset, or the big, red button. Here’s how to create presets in Snagit 13 and Snagit 4.

Thanks for sharing your suggestions and details about your workflow...and thanks for your patience! Personally, this is one of my favorite features of the new version because my most common workflow (capture-paste) is super fast but when I do need to edit or mark up, the capture is right there in Editor. Best of both worlds!

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