Preference Setting Locations

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Paul

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damianrx

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Hi @Paul,

I'm guessing you are using perhaps snagit 13?
Your going to love the "improvements" in 2018.2.2 version
Here's some images for you.
BTW you helped me out unintentionally with a setting I couldn't find, so thanks for that:)

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Paul

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Hi Damian

No, actually I am on 2019.

Ha Ha.  I wasn't even aware of the View > Output Preferences section

But hang on, how does View > Output Preferences differ from:


So in the editor all preferences are handled together, but in capture the Outputs are separated from the other preferences.

Bonkers.
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damianrx

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It looks like it doesn't.
So I'm in for the shock if I ever go to Snagit2019... not happening until they change their pricing model and fix all the previous faults... lol as if!



Bonkers sounds like a great word for it!
Or perhaps they need a continuity /design team?
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Hi Paul,

I see why you're frustrated!

Early last year, we conducted a card sort usability test with users to determine the most logical order for all of our Editor menu items, but we didn't run a similar user test on the Capture window menu items. So, that's probably why the Preferences options are found in separate menus between the two (and also why various preference-related items are found across multiple menus, as Damian pointed out).

We'll look at making these more consistent and reducing some of those redundancies in a future release. Thanks for bringing this to our attention!