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Screen capture app

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8

    Screen capture app


    I need a screen capture app, or method, that will allow me to capture things like context menus that go away as soon as you press another key. For instance if I click a drop down, then go to do a screen capture by hitting Alt, it goes away.

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  2. #2


    Florida, USA
    Posts : 141
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64 with Media Center, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1


    You can use the Snipping tool:

    Open the Snipping Tool.

    Click Cancel but, donít close the tool.

    Next open the menu you want to capture.

    With that menu open press Ctrl and Print Screen .

    Then use the snipping tool like you normally would and click and drag over the menu you want to capture.

    Use Snipping Tool to capture screen shots - Windows Help
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  3. #3


    Posts : 562
    W10 x64 pro and W8.1 x86


    I never knew that about using the snipping tool in that way

    (For awkward stuff like menus I always used CTRL + PrntScr and then went and pasted into paint, then used the snipping tool)
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    FastStone Capture 8.3

    Found this little gem - and never thought twice about it..
    Until I decided to launch the program, to see what it was..
    And WOW, as someone who spends a lot of time in forums - Forget the snipping tool and steps recorder....
    The FastStone Capture v8.3 program is the CAT's Meow
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