Add meaning to imagesA screen capture can save you from having to write the 1,000 words a picture is often worth, but only if the image effectively conveys the intended meaning. SnagIt 8's editor let's you add that meaning.
For example, TechRepublic recently deployed a new, and greatly improved I think, gallery page--you can see an example here. I have suggested that our developers expand and contract the image description text to fill the column to the right of the image. I this image to illustrate my suggestion.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.