Move Tool

Move objects added on the canvas, or toggle on Smart Move to make static objects editable.

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Note: Snagit tools are only available for image captures. Share your video to TechSmith Camtasia to enhance it with annotations and effects.

Move Annotations on the Canvas

Move and edit annotations already added to the Canvas in Snagit Editor. When you are finished with other tools, click the Move tool to select, move, edit, or delete objects in your image.

  1. Click the Move tool in the Snagit Editor toolbar.
    Move tool

    Note: If the tool is not visible in the toolbar, click the More dropdown. To customize your toolbar, see Customize the Snagit Toolbar.

  2. Click to select an annotation.
  3. Complete any of following to edit the annotation:
    • Move Annotation: Click and drag to move an annotation to the desired location.
    • Delete Annotation: Right-click an annotation and select Delete.
    • Edit Annotation: Double-click an annotation to edit the properties or text.

Edit Static Text and Elements with Smart Move

Smart Move automatically identifies objects in your screen captures and makes them editable. Quickly rearrange buttons, delete text, or edit other elements in your screenshots.

  1. Click the Move tool in the Snagit Editor toolbar.
    Move tool

    Note: If the tool is not visible in the toolbar, click the More dropdown. To customize your toolbar, see Customize the Snagit Toolbar.

  2. In the Tool Properties, enable Smart Move.
    Smart Move option enabled
  3. For moveable objects, selection handles appear when you hover your cursor over an object. Click an object to edit.

    Tip: Increase Snagit’s sensitivity to objects in an image

    Drag the Detail slider to increase the detail level and allow Snagit to identify more objects in an image.

  4. To edit objects and text:
    • Move Object: Click and drag to move an object to the desired location.
    • Delete Object: Right-click and select Delete.
    • Edit Text: Double-click a text box to edit the text.

Note: This tutorial is for Snagit version 2023. Previous versions may look or function differently.