Content Viewing Tips

Learn how to use the view controls when opening links shared from Screencast.

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In this tutorial:

What Your Viewers See

When viewers open the link to your content, they see:

In a Web Browser
Screencast content example

In a Slack Message
Link in Slack message

Note: If you do not see a preview of the content in the Slack message, the Snagit app may not be installed and approved in your Slack workspace. To learn how, see Install the Snagit App in Your Workspace.

Image View Controls

Use the following options to control the image preview:

ControlDescription
Zoom Out
Zoom Out button
Click to zoom out 10%.
Zoom In
Zoom In button
Click to zoom in 10%.
Fit to Page
Fit to Page button
Click to fit the entire image in the current display.
Full Screen
Full Screen button
Click to view the image in Full Screen mode. Press the Esc key or click the Exit Full Screen button button to exit Full Screen mode.

Video Player Controls

Use the following options to control the video playback and display:
video player

ControlDescription
Play / Pause
Play button
Click to play or pause the video.
Skip Back
Back button
Skip back 5 seconds in the video.
Skip Forward
Skip Forward button
Skip forward 5 seconds in the video.
Volume
Volume button
Click to open the volume controls. Drag the volume slider to adjust the volume.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents button
Click to open the Table of Contents pane on the left side of the video. To add a table of contents in the description, see Tips for Content Engagement.
Player Settings
Playback Speed button
Click to open the player settings. Select a playback speed option from the dropdown.
Picture-in-Picture
PIP button
Click to open the video in a smaller window on your screen. Click and drag the window to position it on your screen.
Full Screen
Full Screen button
Click to view the video at full screen. Press the Esc key to exit full screen mode.
Comment Marker
Comment marker on video
Indicates a comment added to the video. Click to jump to the comment. To learn more about conversations, see Manage Conversations.

Hide the Conversation View

Screencast automatically adds a conversation to all content. Click the Hide Conversation Pane icon icon to hide and Show Conversation Pane button button to show the Conversation pane. To learn more about conversations, see Manage Conversations.

Content Privacy Settings

For others to view the content, the privacy setting needs to be set to Only people with the link. For additional privacy options, see Protect Your Media with an Access Phrase.