Program Output involves too many steps/clicks!

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First, let me say that the new customizable toolbar in Snagit 13 is REALLY GREAT!!

In Snagit 13, I'd like to put several custom program outputs on the toolbar: One toolbutton for ProgramA, another toolbutton for ProgramB, etc.

But unfortunately, this is not possible! :-((

You can only put the general Program Output icon on the toolbar and then select your specific output program from a dropdown menu. This is too cumbersome!

So PLEASE TechSmith allow the user to (optionally) put SINGLE specific program outputs on the toolbar!

Then each single program output tool-button should automatically pull its icon from the output program. So the respective program icons would appear on the Snagit toolbar. This would make it very intuitive to send the image to a desired program with one single click! (I LOVE Single-Click-Actions!)

However, to make Program Outputs in Snagit REALLY USEFUL, please implement this functionality:

The Windows and OSX operating systems have API functions to monitor a file for changes. So when Snagit outputs the current image to an Output program it should optionally monitor the output file. Then, when the output program changes the output file by saving it, Snagit would automatically update the current image with the changed output file. This would be very easy to implement. In this way, output programs would work as an extension of the Snagit editor!
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PeterBan

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Posted 3 years ago

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jean marc cierniewski

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I only use word output. If each time I have to click and then select word in the output. It's not very easy
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PeterBan

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The Word output is a preconfigured Share output from TechSmith. The Word output can be placed as a single toolbutton on the Snagit 13 toolbar and requires only 1 single click to open the current image in Word:



My comment was about the Program output:
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PeterBan

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Perhaps an even better idea than single program output tool-buttons on the Snagit 13 toolbar with the customizable Program output would be this functionality:

Dragging and dropping a program icon from the Windows Start menu (or from Windows Explorer) on the Snagit 13 toolbar would automatically insert this program icon on the Snagit 13 toolbar! Then, when clicking on this program icon the current image would automatically be passed on the command-line to this program.
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I really want this feature too. It's so annoying having to then select the program from the Output window and then click the OK button. You can't even double-click the program name to avoid that step. Even Snag It 2018 doesn't have this feature :(