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Windows 7: MS Snipping Tool


06 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
MS Snipping Tool

Hi,

Have been using that MS "Snipping Tool" that came with Windows 7 on my PC quite often.
Really a nice little add-on.

However, I cannot get the "Eraser" function to ever work.

I looked for an update of it to download, but can't find anyplace.
Is there one ?

And, anyone know how to get the Eraser to function like it should ?
I think, but am not sure, that it did at one time.

Thanks,
Bob


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06 Apr 2013   #2

Win7 Pro SP1 64
 
 

The eraser will only erase things that you put in with the pen. It will not erase anything in the actual snip.
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06 Apr 2013   #3

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Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Just out of curiosity, how are you trying to use the eraser?

If you draw a line or use the hi-lighter then switch to the eraser you can erase what you've drawn or hi-lighted.
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06 Apr 2013   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Maybe you have misunderstood how eraser in Snipping Tool works? It works exactly as planned, erasing anything you have added to your snip with Snipping Tools Pen or Highlighter functions.

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It does not and should not erase anything from original snip. For instance, you cannot make a screenshot of you and a friend and then erase yourself from the snip with Eraser tool. It really is supposed to erase only markings made to snip with Pen or Highlighter tools.

Kari

EDIT: I was late, I see you already got answer.


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