Make callouts and other graphics in Camtasia and SnagIt consistent with each other

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Making the callouts and graphics in Camtasia and SnagIt the same would help those of us that use both products in a project.
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Holy smokes, yes.
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Brian Nystrom

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Great idea!
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Mal Reynolds

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I've voted for this because frankly I've never been able to understand why (for example) a speech callout in Snagit has three adjustment points that allow you to adjust the "pointer" component of it (two at the base to adjust the width of the pointer, one at the apex to adjust the position of it), while the equivalent annotation in Camtasia has only the end point. The latter can result in some really ugly effects and therefore limits your placement of it.

My only concern is that with Techsmith's history they may take "consistent" to mean "Remove the extra  features so that they're both as bad as each other" rather than "raise the standard".
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It's a few notches past absurd that a more expensive product like Camtasia has such a profoundly reduced set of callouts (especially arrows!) than SnagIt.  Techsmith has already clearly invested the work to create them, so why are they not consistent across the products?
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Rick Stone

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I agree. Consistency should be strived for.
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@TechSmith - can we get a reply to this? Obviously others think this would be an improvement too.
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Kyle Ortman

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Will this bring back the gradient feature of a call-out? 
why am I finding info on it and my newest version 2019 doesn't have it?

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