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How do I do a "screen capture" to make an image?(7 posts)

How do I do a "screen capture" to make an image?noveread
Jul 2, 2003 8:57 AM
I want to take a screen capture of the charts from my HRM software. How do I do that to save it to a .jpg format?

Thanks

Noveread
re: How do I do a "screen capture" to make an image?shamelessgearwhore
Jul 2, 2003 9:00 AM
Simultaneously hold down "alt", "ctrl", and the "print scrn" key, then open wordpad and "ctrl", "v". It's not a .jpg file but may accomplish what you want to do.
re: How do I do a "screen capture" to make an image?dirthead
Jul 2, 2003 9:00 AM
SHIFT+Print Screen

open photo software of some sort

"Paste" or Shift+Insert

Save as *.jpg
Excellent, thanks! nmnoveread
Jul 2, 2003 9:11 AM
If you are using Windows.....It is very easy.DY
Jul 2, 2003 9:28 AM
(1) Just press the "Print screen" button, no need to hit a combo of buttons anymore. Just one press of the "Print screen" button, It should be above the "Insert" button to the right of the letters.

(2) Open up the built in paint program in Windows. Click "Programs > Accessories > Paint". Then click "Paste"

(3) Click "Save as" to save as whatever file type you like.

That is all there is to it.
Even fewer key strokes...The The
Jul 2, 2003 9:28 AM
The above methods don't mention the fact that you can just press the "print screen" key alone and get a copy of the entire desktop without having to press SHIFT or CTRL or ALT first.

Just pressing Print Screen takes a snapshop of the whole desktop.

The SHIFT + Print Screen method also makes a snapshop the whole desktop.

CTRL + ALT + Print Screen makes a snapshop of the open window. Your desktop will not appear in the image file.
Sump'n new ev'ry day!t0adman
Jul 2, 2003 9:36 AM
ctrl alt prtscn is cool!