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Screenshots - Do you know how to show wanted actions?

Last updated by Tiago Araujo on 10 Apr 2018 09:19 pm (about 3 years ago) See History

When using Snagit to show actions on a screenshot, follow this:

  1. To enter data – Use the yellow highlighting
  2. To click on a button – Put a square box around it
  3. To point out something – Use the arrow

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Figure: Bad example – There is no visual difference between different actions

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Figure: Good example – This screenshot tells that the user should be on the "Message" tab, click on "Attach File" and edit the subject to be "Button types"

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