Step

The Step tool adds a series of numbers or letters in sequence to an image.

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Add Steps

  1. In Snagit Editor, click to select the Step tool.
    Step tool
  2. The tool properties open. Select a style from the Quick Styles or edit the properties to create a custom step
  3. To select the color, click the Fill or Text dropdown and complete one of the following:

    Color options

    • Click to select a color from the preset colors or from the color palette.

    • Click the Eyedropper tool and then click to select a color from anywhere on the screen.
      Select color on canvas

    • Enter a HEX or RGB value into the field.

  4. Select a shape from the Shape dropdown.
  5. Select a sequence style.
  6. Move the cursor to the desired location on the canvas and click the mouse to add the step.
  7. The cursor icon shows the next step number or letter in the sequence. Repeat step 3 until all steps are added to the image.

TIP: Add to Quick Styles

As you edit the properties, a new Quick Style appears at the bottom of the Quick Styles. Click the Add Quick Style icon icon to save the custom style for future use.

Start a New Sequence

  1. In Snagit Editor, click to select the Step tool.
    Step tool
  2. The tool properties open. Click the Restart button.
  3. Move the cursor to the desired location on the canvas and click the mouse to add the step.

The step sequence restarts to 1, A, or a.

Enter a Specific Value for a Step

You can start a sequence at a specific number or letter value other than 1 or A, or edit the values for existing steps on the canvas.

  1. Double-click the step on the canvas.
  2. Enter a value and click the checkmark button.

     Step Checkmark

    Values must follow the sequence of 1 to 9999, A to Z, or AA to ZZZZZ. The following values are not supported:

    • Combination of numbers and letters (1b).
    • Characters other than numbers and letters (%).
    • Combination of uppercase and lowercase letters (Ab).

 

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