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Windows 7: Screenshot with Paint

12 Jul 2010   #20

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Failing that, you might have to resort to capturing a screenshot with the aid of a digital camera.

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12 Jul 2010   #21
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gofra99 View Post
When I'm in game and I take a ss it takes a SS of my desktop instead?
You might want to try Jing. You can program it to a Function key (I chose F9). When you hit the F-Key, you can take a full or partial screen shot. They are a little fuzzy about registration, but that has no consequences. I use it since a long time on several system and never had a problem
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13 Jul 2010   #22

xp win7

Ya the Print Screen button is the the one I also changed it to a dif button and it did teh same thing. I downloaed Fraps and now it works with the F10 button. Not sure if changing to F10 in Galdwin SS have the same results or not..
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08 May 2014   #23

windows 7 pro

Hi when I have used the control prnscr option you can cut and paste , but when applying to a new sheet and viewing it, it looks so small in the top left corner. Would it be possible to be able to send an image which is the same size when attached. Please let me know your preferred method.
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08 May 2014   #24

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Scorpio,

The forum software will display the attached image smaller so it will not overtake the thread, but you can click on an attached image in a post to view it at full size.
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17 Feb 2015   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

A small comment about saving the file after capturing. It should not be recommended to save to jpeg, as it's a poor algorithm for screenshots (it creates visible distortion and artifacts all over the image). Png is a much better one for this (because it's lossless), and natively supported by paint on Win7. Jpeg is better for photography though.
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19 May 2015   #26

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I usea asimple bat file for Desktop Screenshot

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File Type: bat ScreenShot.bat (1.4 KB, 120 views)
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