Capture a Fixed Region

Use the Fixed Region option to:

  • Save editing time by selecting the required dimensions during capture.
  • Repeatedly capture the same location on the screen.

 

Fixed Region example

Capture a Fixed Sized Image

  1. In the Capture window, select the Image tab.Image tab
  2. In the Selection dropdown, select Region.
  3. Click the Selection Properties button.
    Selection properties button
  4. Select the Fixed region option.
  5. Enter the dimensions in pixels into the Width and Height fields.
  6. Disable the Set position option to select any area on the screen.
  7. Click the Capture button or press Print Screen.
    Capture button
  8. A box with the selected dimensions appears on the screen. Move the box over the area you want to capture on the screen. Click to select the area.

TIP: Save a Preset

To save the capture settings for future use, select Add Preset dropdown > New preset from current settings.

Capture a Specific Location on the Screen

  1. In the Capture window, select the Image tab.
  2. In the Selection dropdown, select Region.
  3. Click the Selection Properties button.
    Selection properties button
  4. Select the Fixed region option.
  5. Enter the position in the X and Y fields or click the Select Area button to manually select the area on the screen.
  6. Click the Capture button or press Print Screen.
    Capture button

Snagit captures an image of the position selected on the screen.

TIP: Save a Preset

To save the capture settings for future use, select Add Preset dropdown > New preset from current settings.

 

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