Add a callout to call attention or highlight an item in the image. A callout includes an annotation plus text.
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Add a Callout
- In Snagit Editor, click to select the Callout tool.
- The tool properties open. Select a style from the Quick Styles or edit the properties to create a custom callout.
- To select the callout color, click the Outline or Fill dropdown and complete one of the following:
- 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.
- Enter a HEX or RGB value into the field.
- Click and drag on the canvas to draw the callout.
- Enter text within the callout.
TIP: Add to Quick Styles
As you edit the properties, a new Quick Style appears at the bottom of the Quick Styles. Click the icon to save the custom style for future use.
Edit a Callout
- Click to select the callout on the canvas.
- To move the callout, click within the callout and drag it to a new position on the canvas.
- Use the handles to control the following:
- To resize the callout, drag the white handles.
- To add an extra callout tail, drag the blue handle out.
- To rotate the callout, drag the green handle.
- To move the callout body around the callout tail, drag the anchor point.
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