Please add ability to Lock Image Size

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When I am creating a new diagram, I typically create a blank new image in snag it, then add graphics into it.

Unfortunately,  when you add new graphics (PNG and JPEG) into a Snag It image, Snag it expands the size of the Snag it image.

This is very inconvenience. I want to lock 1920 x 1080 dimensions for example. Sometimes I need to resize the Snag It image more than 10 times when I am designing.

It would be really nice of there was a size lock feature.
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haldas

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Posted 9 months ago

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Rick Stone

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Try clicking Edit > Editor preferences > Editor tab and clearing the option for automatically expanding the canvas.



Cheers... Rick :)
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Rick,

That looks great. For some reason, I do not have and Editor Preferences in my Edit menu. I thought maybe it was because I was on an older version, so I upgraded to the latest which is where that screenshot was taken.

Is that preferences not available on Mac?

Thanks.
-Mike
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Luke Griffioen, Employee

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On Mac the preferences are found under the Snagit menu, but mac does not have the automatically expand option.
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haldas

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Luke, Can this please be considered to be added on the roadmap for Mac? I just upgraded to the latest version assuming that it would be there :(

I will use your work-around undo command in the mean time.

Thanks.
-Mike
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Luke Griffioen, Employee

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Yeah, I can pass the feedback along to the team. One question for you, would you prefer the the image you're dropping in be scaled down to fit the canvas, or stay full size but just not modify the canvas size?
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Luke,

I am fine with either option, so maybe better to follow suit with how it is handled on Windows to keep the features in sync across platforms.

Thanks.
-Mike
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Luke Griffioen, Employee

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Hi,

One other thing you can do is after dragging an image onto the canvas, you can hit undo once, and it will undo the canvas resize. (A 2nd undo would remove the image)
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Luke,

Thats a great backup suggestion if I do not have the option that Rick mentioned.

Thanks!