Re: Recommendations on Drawing Programs?

Subject: Re: Recommendations on Drawing Programs?
From: Aleg Kavalenka <aleg -dot- kavalenka -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: kafkascampi <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 23:12:51 +0300

In SnagIt Editor, you can use the native format .snag to save images for later reuse. It allows removing or modifying whatever you have added to the original image - very similar to layers in Photoshop.

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> On 13.9.2016, at 01.50, kafkascampi <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
> Jim asked:
> "Any suggestions on a good, simple drawing program that would work?"
>
>
> For a really simple program, you could use SnagIt Editor. They have a
> fully featured trial at http://discover.techsmith.com/try-snagit/
>
> When I do these, I usually use PhotoShop, just because I can have the
> callouts on layers and turn them on and off as needed--especially
> helpful if you foresee reusing the shot itself... and I just copy my
> callout layers so the callouts themselves appear consistent across
> images.
>
> Chris
>
>> On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 1:29 PM, Jim <jameswitkin -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>> Hello, I'm writing a user guide for a software program. Most of the
>> graphics are screen captures of the software interface. I need to add
>> simple graphics to the screen captures like numbers and arrows. The numbers
>> will correspond to the number of the step in the instructions. The arrows
>> will point to button or other drop down list referenced in the instruction.
>> I'm using Microsoft Word (ugh) to create the document. I know Word has some
>> basic graphics capabilities but I want each image to be a single jpeg which
>> includes the screen capture, numbers and arrows. This way I know the screen
>> image, numbers, arrows will always stay together in case the pagination
>> changes and I can copy these images to use in other docs and presentations.
>> Any suggestions on a good, simple drawing program that would work?
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