Need to draw a multi-angle line

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Drawing a zig-zag line. We sometimes need to draw a path of travel, which means we need to draw lines with many different angles in them. The polygon tool woud work EXCEPT that the "shape" would not be closed.
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kathleenhoward

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Tiffany Wood

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Thank you for your suggestion, we have something in Snagit for Mac where we continue to add points to a line so you can change the path. I made a quick Jing video:
http://screencast.com/t/zEoSjbgTs8Eg

Would this help or would you need something else?
Thanks for your feedback!
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Here is a work-around I use -- not nearly as good as having a zigzag line tool:

1. Create a blank canvas
2. Add a border with a thickness of about 5
3. Add a Shark Edge with the same thickness
4. Use the Selection tool to select a section of the border that you want to use as a ZZ line
5. Copy to clipboard
6. Switch to your main image
7. Paste
8. Adjust length as desired.

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