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Windows 7: Screen Shots and Print Screen Programs

07 Apr 2010   #1

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Screen Shots and Print Screen Programs

In many of the replys I notice "Screen Shots" and wondered how you do this in Windows 7? Also can they be saved in a folder for future reference? And is there a Print Screen utility in Windows 7 or a preferred Print Screen Program you recommend. Thanks for your consideration!

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07 Apr 2010   #2

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You do know about the snip tool in search?

Snip with the tool , then save.
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07 Apr 2010   #3
Arc

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Snipping tool is the easiest tool in this task. You can do also with printscreen button on keyboard and paste it in paint. There is a paid application Camtasia studio.
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07 Apr 2010   #4

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I try to stay away from the paid appl, unless nothing else will do.
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07 Apr 2010   #5
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
I try to stay away from the paid appl, unless nothing else will do.
I also
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07 Apr 2010   #6

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I really like snipping tool It is the only thing that I have used so far. Easy and convenient.
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07 Apr 2010   #7
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
I really like snipping tool It is the only thing that I have used so far. Easy and convenient.
I can't manage snipping tool always ... if I am to snip start menu or context menu
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07 Apr 2010   #8

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
I really like snipping tool It is the only thing that I have used so far. Easy and convenient.
I can't manage snipping tool always ... if I am to snip start menu or context menu
I would have to agree. I should add, I do not do not use it that often.
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07 Apr 2010   #9
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The last free version of Faststone Capture works very well with Win 7.

A+ Freeware - Multimedia & Design - FastStone Capture 5.3 (last freeware version)
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07 Apr 2010   #10

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I have to agree with the snipping tool recommendation. I really do love it and use it all the time. Just last night I needed to take several screen shots (just a portion of a web page) and I moved from my XP laptop to my boyfriend's Win 7 desktop just to use the snipping tool. You even have the option to email the screen shot right from the snipping tool box!

Cheers,
Cassandra
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