SnagIt Program Options Tab

  SnagIt > Tools menu > Program Preferences > Program Preferences tab.

Select general program options.

Option

Description

Run SnagIt when Windows starts

SnagIt will load each time Windows is started. Default setting.

Hide SnagIt before capturing

SnagIt will close temporarily before capturing and reopen after the capture is done. Default setting.

Show magnifier window

SnagIt displays a zoom magnifier window when performing capture that requires selecting a region. Default setting.

Show help text window

SnagIt displays a help window during capture that gives additional instructions about completing that capture. Default setting.

Use tray icon

SnagIt places a small SnagIt icon in the System Tray. Double-click this icon to open SnagIt. Default setting.

Close to tray

SnagIt minimizes the SnagIt application icon to the tray when closed. This option is only available if you have also selected Use tray icon. Default setting.

Minimize to tray

SnagIt minimizes the SnagIt application icon to the tray when closed. This option is only available if you have also selected Use tray icon.

Foreground Editor

SnagIt forces the SnagIt Editor into the foreground (with focus) after a capture. Default setting.

  When capturing images from DirectX programs, deselect this option.

Paste Images as HTML for Outlook Express

SnagIt pastes images into Outlook Express using HTML. This allows the image to display correctly.

  Each time you copy or paste, this option leaves files on your computer.

Embed images when sending e-mail (Outlook/Outlook Express only)

SnagIt inserts images directly into an e-mail message. If you would rather have images attached to e-mail as files, turn this option off. It is selected by default.

  Embedding images requires that the client is configured to use the HTML e-mail format and the Send Pictures with E-Mail option to be enabled.

File Associations

Open the File Associations dialog box to set up the types of file formats to open within SnagIt Editor. The following options are available:

File types to associate with SnagIt Editor: Use to select individual file types, one at a time.

Select All: Use to select all of the file types at once.

Clear All: Use to select all of the file types at once.

Reset Configuration

Returns all settings for the current profile to the program defaults. All other profiles remain unaffected by this change.

Clear History

Clear all of the entries from the recent lists or dropdown menus within SnagIt.