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On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 12:09 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
> I do annotations in whatever drawing program I'm using, most recently
> Google Draw and LibreOffice Draw, previously Visio and Illustrator.
> I don't expect a single-source authoring tool to handle that. I found
> FrameMaker's integrated tools too funky.
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 11:38 AM, Shawn <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I am looking for advice on finding the best approach to adding
> > to screen captures or other images.
> > In the past, when I was writing with the Adobe products (FM, InDesign),
> > annotations were easy because they are treated as independent vector
> > overlays.
> > Unfortunately, MadCap Flare (and MadCap Capture) seems quite inept with
> > working with annotated images. The main problem (or question) is how do I
> > ensure a consistent size of the text (i.e. text bubble), regardless of
> > size/magnification of a screen capture? @ http://techwr-l.com/archives
Thanks for your reply Robert.
>FrameMaker's integrated tools too funky.
Certainly a little bit. :) However, FM made it easy to insert InDesign