SnagIt 2020 Text tool - Fill back ground

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Please can the Text tool have a background fill colour.  The process I am often using is to take a screenshot then superimpose Text over the image to highlight some point of other.  But I have to create a filled in shape more or less the same size as the text and then layer in order of image, shape, text.  Only in this way is the text confused by the image.  Or is there a better way? thanks, Nick
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Joe Morgan

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Use a "Text Callout".
They have backgrounds and borders.
You can turn the opacity of the border down to 0 if you don't want a border.



Regards,Joe
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Thank you !!!!  Perfect !  I have been using Snagit for quite a while & never went to callouts :-(
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TechSmith added a border/stroke feature to text several version back.

When they did that, they created a separate "Text" category.
Up until then, Callouts was the ONLY go to option when you wanted text.

I'm sure the goal was to avoid confusion by separating them.

I think it had the opposite effect.
You're inquiry is not uncommon.  
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