Panoramic capture simple enhancement request: Use the spacebar to start & stop capturing

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It would be great if we could press the space bar to Start/Stop the capture process, instead of using the mouse. 

Small request, but big impact on usability! Hope Techsmith considers this easy win for their next update.
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seb lt

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Luke Griffioen, Employee

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Hi,

Just to clarify, you're referring to video capture rather than image capture?
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Rick Stone

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Isn't Panoramic in a class of its own? When you use All in one, you have Image, Video, and panoramic.



I think (and agree) it would be nice to begin the panoramic (clicking that start button) and end the panoramic (clicking the stop or end button) using the spacebar. Sometimes the stop or end button performs a disappearing act once you begin the process.

Cheers... Rick :)
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seb lt

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@luke I'm referring to the image capture where you select a region, click a start button, scroll, and click a stop button. Is that not the panoramic capture? It's what the capture type is called in my Snagit app.
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Luke Griffioen, Employee

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Ah silly me, I missed the word "Panoramic" in your post title. Thanks for the suggestion, I've passed it along to the development team.
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Luke Griffioen, Employee

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Hi,

Our 2019.1.0 update was released today and it allows you to start and stop panoramic captures using the Enter key. We didn't use the space bar since that will scroll web pages which could mess with the panoramic workflow.
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Luke Griffioen, Employee

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Hi,

The view I'm referring to is the one that appears once you've selected your region and chosen panoramic capture:

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Joe Morgan

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You said hotkeys work after you click View?What hotkeys are those?
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Luke Griffioen, Employee

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If you click on the view in my screenshot above, then you can use the enter key to start/stop pano captures. It shouldn't require the click, but that's a bug we're investigating.
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Strange - that doesn't work for me. No matter what I click on to "set focus", enter does not do anything.
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Luke Griffioen, Employee

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What version of Snagit do you have? This was added recently, so it's only in 2019.1.0 and above