SnagIt 2020 - taking screenshots

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In previous versions of SnagIt, when I capture an image, I was given the opportunity to edit the capture such as adjusting the size, etc. before I actually captured the image.  With SnagIt 2020, I am not given that a chance to preview the capture.  When I select capture, the image is captured and I am sent to SnagIt editor.  I have looked at the preferences for SnagIt 2020 but am not seeing an option that allows me to preview what I am about to capture.  Am I just missing the option?

Thanks.
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jflatto

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Posted 7 months ago

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Ed Covney

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Capture larger than you want then crop it.
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jasons

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Click your mouse and surround what you want to capture and let go and it will magically appear in the editor.

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Rick Stone

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When I capture using SnagIt, I click and drag to select the area. I'm immediately presented with what will end up in the editor. Are you not seeing this?


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Rick Stone

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In further considering what you are reporting, it sounds more like you need to configure "All-inOne" as the capture type.


When that capture type is selected, you draw the area and it remains on the screen until you choose to finalize it with selecting one of the icons across the bottom of the selection.

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Rick,

Thank you.  Your comment about "all-in-one" is the solution.  That does allow me to edit my capture before finalizing it. I must have had my previous versions of SnagIt set to All-in-one and didn't realize it when I upgraded to 2020.

I did see the capture area even with image capture but couldn't edit it before it was captured.  In  many cases, I just needed to slightly adjust the captured area.  While I could have over-captured and cropped, that would be an extra step to perform.

Thank you again.

Jerry
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