Snagit Hotkeys

Hotkeys allow you to quickly complete tasks in Snagit. The hotkeys for common commands are also listed in the menus. To complete an action, press the keyboard keys indicated below.

Image Capture Hotkeys

Option Hotkey
Global Capture PRINT SCREEN
Move Crosshairs 1 Pixel Arrow keys
Capture 1:1 Aspect Ratio (Square) Hold SHIFT
Region (16:9 aspect ratio) Click and drag to select an area on the screen. Hold CTRL to lock the selection to a 16:9 aspect ratio.
Region (4:3 aspect ratio) Click and drag to select an area on the screen. Hold CTRL+SHIFT to lock the selection to a 4:3 aspect ratio.
Take a Capture ENTER
Start a Region Selection SHIFT+ENTER
Show/Hide Magnifier M
Show/Hide Capture Help F1
Scroll Horizontally H
Scroll Vertically V
Scroll Diagonally B
End Multiple Image Capture Right-click on the screen
Repeat Last Capture

Take a capture using the last settings used for a capture.

To set a hotkey, select File > Capture Preferences > Hotkeys tab.

Show/Hide Snagit CTRL+SHIFT+X

Video Capture Hotkeys

Option Keyboard Shortcut
Pause/Resume Recording SHIFT+F9
Stop Recording SHIFT+F10

Edit Hotkeys

Option Keyboard Shortcut
New Image CTRL+N
New Image from Clipboard CTRL+SHIFT+N
Open CTRL+O
Close ALT+F4
Close Current Capture

CTRL+F4

CTRL+W

Save CTRL+S
Save As CTRL+SHIFT+S
Print CTRL+P
Undo CTRL+Z
Redo CTRL+Y
Cut CTRL+X
Copy CTRL+C
Copy All CTRL+SHIFT+C
Paste CTRL+V
Delete CTRL+Delete
Select All CTRL+A
Bring Forward CTRL+SHIFT+F
Bring Backward CTRL+SHIFT+B
Group CTRL+SHIFT+G
Ungroup CTRL+SHIFT+U

Draw a Perfect Square or Circle

Move or Draw an Object In a Line

Hold the Shift key while dragging.
Duplicate CTRL+D
Flatten CTRL+F
Flatten All CTRL+SHIFT+T
Actual Size CTRL+0
Zoom In CTRL+Plus
Zoom Out CTRL+Minus
Open Help F1

Toolbar Hotkeys

Hotkeys are assigned to the first ten positions in the Snagit Editor toolbar.

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Press CTRL+1 through CTRL+9 to use the toolbar position hotkeys.

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