The irritating black line around every capture

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My idea for an option to turn off the default black line that gets placed around every capture did not gain enough votes to proceed so I have rethought it, and I believe I have a better suggestion to make.

The problem is that for users like me who regularly use a 1 px border of varying colour on their images, the presence of a default 1px outline is obstructive.  Either we cannot see whether the line is one we added, or it makes invisible the line we DID add.

So my new version of the idea is to provide a Hot Key (I suggest ALT) in the editor that, while pressed, will suppress the logical outline and ONLY show any physical border added by the user.  
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Paul

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MartinSuskaDHL

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Hi Paul,

my installation of Snagit has no default border. To be more specific, in Snagit Editor, there is some, but it is editor related not in a picture. When copy and paste picture to MS Word or Outlook it is without border...

BR,
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I tried to add clarity to what I was suggesting by using the terms 'border' and 'outline' but I obviously failed. :(

A border is added by a user with the effects tool (or during capture if you set the option) and is under the direct control of the user.

The outline is added by the app in the editor, to delineate every image from the background so you can see the image's edges.  The outline is not part of the image and does not get saved with the image, agreed.  But If your workflow includes adding a 1 or 2 px border to an image, your border and the editor's outline are indistinguisable.  I don't want to have to save or paste the image to see if my border has been applied.

So, if I could have an ALT hotkey that, while pressed, would disable the outline so I can see if my border has been applied that would be magic.


Regards


Paul
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Hi Paul, I see what you mean in SnagIt 13, (I think), and not knowing which version of SnagIt you're referring to I wondered if perhaps, changing the background color of the workspace in SnagIt Editor would help you with this issue?

I voted for this solution though, but that's because I use SnagIt in both PC and MAC environs and on the Mac, this is annoying.

Good luck on your campaign. If you have the time and you're feeling reciprocal, would you please vote for my idea: X,Y Coordinates - Return of Feature Request. I had listed it as a problem a few months back, but I just resubmitted it as an Idea so I could get votes. Your vote would be greatly appreciated.

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I'm using 13 and I did vote for x,y