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Screenshot - Capture Screenshots Directly in Windows 8

  1. #20


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    Windows 8 Pro


    wow really useful!!! thanks

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  2. #21


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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome Mikey.
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  3. #22


    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    Great Shawn. How do you find all this stuff. I was still storing the prt scrn in Paint. I guess that is still OK if you want to make annotations.
    You can make the annotations easily by right clicking on the screen shot then click edit. Which will open your screen shot in MS Paint or whatever program you use as the default graphics editor.
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  4. #23


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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Another good one Brink!!!
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  5. #24


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    Windows 8 Pro


    Can this method be used to capture entire page within a scrolling window?
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  6. #25


    Quote Originally Posted by namsilat View Post
    Can this method be used to capture entire page within a scrolling window?
    No, only the visible part.

    ++++++++++++++++++

    Nice one Brink !
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  7. #26


    Posts : 20
    Windows 8 x64


    Is it possible to make it happen with only printscreen?
    And is it possible to prevent the dimming?

    Cause currently i use an application to save to png when i press printscreen, but its not perfect, as there is some latency and can cause a bit of an hickup.

    Also it is easy to change the save location, just change the location of the Screenshots folder (look at properties).
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  8. #27


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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by zerowalker View Post

    Also it is easy to change the save location, just change the location of the Screenshots folder (look at properties).
    A picture to help:

    Screenshots - Change Default Folder Location in Windows 8




    Thanks for the Tutorial (Shawn) & the location in Properties.
    I learned some new things.
    Last edited by Brink; 23 May 2013 at 10:39. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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  9. #28


    Seattle of course
    Posts : 14
    Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 8.1


    I have dual monitors and when using this feature, it captures both monitors in the single screenshot which now requires some editing to make use of the information on just one screen. Is there any way of selecting one or the other monitor and then taking the screenshot? This is important for me because I often use the screenshots in presentations.

    Thanks for all of your great ideas, Brink.

    SR
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  10. #29


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello SR,

    Not with this feature, but you could pick and choose screenshots using the old method and Paint like in the tutorial below if you like.

    Screenshot - Create with Paint in Windows 8

    ...or with Snipping Tool.

    How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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