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February 16, 2005 2:15:31 AM

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I need to save a screen shot and send it via email, can anyone tell me how
to do it?

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February 16, 2005 2:15:32 AM

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Press the "Print Screen" button on your Keyboard
Open MS Paint or another graphic editing program paste the clipboard into a
new frame, save the image, attach it in your email letter.

Jeff


"PhilH" <erbilgerbil@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> I need to save a screen shot and send it via email, can anyone tell me how
> to do it?
>
>
Anonymous
February 16, 2005 2:15:32 AM

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In addition to Jeff's advice, if you want to do this a lot, consider SnagIt
(Techsmith). With the XP screen capture you have to edit the image in paint
to reduce the file size for the attachment, but in SnagIt you can capture
screen areas directly. Just a thought.

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> to do it?
>
>
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February 16, 2005 2:15:32 AM

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In news:esZ2Zs5EFHA.3492@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl,
PhilH <erbilgerbil@hotmail.com> typed:

> I need to save a screen shot and send it via email, can anyone
> tell
> me how to do it?

Back in the days of DOS, the PrintScrn key used to print the
screen. But in all versions of Windows, this works differently,
and the name of the key is now an anachronism.



To use the key, press it to capture an image of the entire
screen, or press alt-PrintScrn to capture an image of the active
window. Either one captures the image to the Windows clipboard.
Once it's in the clipboard you can paste (Ctrl-V) it into any
application that supports graphics (Windows Paint, other graphics
programs, even your favorite word processor). You can edit or add
to the image as you wish, then print it, E-mail it, or do
whatever you want.


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Anonymous
February 16, 2005 2:15:32 AM

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PhilH wrote:
> I need to save a screen shot and send it via email, can anyone tell me how
> to do it?
>
>


Pressing the <PrtScn> key copies the entire display to the
clipboard. Pressing <ALT>+<PrtScn> copies only the active Window to
the clipboard (iow, into RAM). To view the screen capture, open a
graphics program, such as MS Paint, and press <CTRL>+V. This will
paste the contents of the clipboard (your screenshot) into the open
file, and allow you to view it or save it as a file for later use.

How to Capture Screen Shots in Windows Using the Print Screen Key
http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?PR=1&s...;en-us;Q173884


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February 16, 2005 11:25:38 AM

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"Bruce Chambers" <bruce_a_chambers@h0tmail.com> wrote in message
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> PhilH wrote:
> > I need to save a screen shot and send it via email, can anyone tell me
how
> > to do it?
> >
> >
>
>
> Pressing the <PrtScn> key copies the entire display to the
> clipboard. Pressing <ALT>+<PrtScn> copies only the active Window to
> the clipboard (iow, into RAM). To view the screen capture, open a
> graphics program, such as MS Paint, and press <CTRL>+V. This will
> paste the contents of the clipboard (your screenshot) into the open
> file, and allow you to view it or save it as a file for later use.
>
> How to Capture Screen Shots in Windows Using the Print Screen Key
>
http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?PR=1&s...;en-us;Q173884
>
>
> --
>
> Bruce Chambers
>
> Help us help you:
> http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>
> You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having
> both at once. - RAH

the "Q173884" link is no good
Anonymous
February 16, 2005 2:43:14 PM

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This works: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;173884

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"If_Its_Junk" <If_Its_Junk at hotmail dot com> wrote in message
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>
> "Bruce Chambers" <bruce_a_chambers@h0tmail.com> wrote in message
> news:%23pWEoe9EFHA.1408@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>> PhilH wrote:
>> > I need to save a screen shot and send it via email, can anyone tell me
> how
>> > to do it?
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>> Pressing the <PrtScn> key copies the entire display to the
>> clipboard. Pressing <ALT>+<PrtScn> copies only the active Window to
>> the clipboard (iow, into RAM). To view the screen capture, open a
>> graphics program, such as MS Paint, and press <CTRL>+V. This will
>> paste the contents of the clipboard (your screenshot) into the open
>> file, and allow you to view it or save it as a file for later use.
>>
>> How to Capture Screen Shots in Windows Using the Print Screen Key
>>
> http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?PR=1&s...;en-us;Q173884
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Bruce Chambers
>>
>> Help us help you:
>> http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
>> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>>
>> You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having
>> both at once. - RAH
>
> the "Q173884" link is no good
>
>
Anonymous
February 16, 2005 11:13:13 PM

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If_Its_Junk wrote:

>
> the "Q173884" link is no good
>
>

Try this one, then.

How to Capture Screen Shots in Windows Using the Print Screen Key
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;173884

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Anonymous
February 16, 2005 11:20:36 PM

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Bruce, did you happen to read my post just above yours?

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"Bruce Chambers" <bruce_a_chambers@h0tmail.com> wrote in message
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> If_Its_Junk wrote:
>
>>
>> the "Q173884" link is no good
>>
>>
>
> Try this one, then.
>
> How to Capture Screen Shots in Windows Using the Print Screen Key
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;173884
>
> --
>
> Bruce Chambers
>
> Help us help you:
> http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>
> You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having
> both at once. - RAH
Anonymous
February 16, 2005 11:38:06 PM

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Colin Barnhorst wrote:
> Bruce, did you happen to read my post just above yours?
>


Not till after I replied with the new link. ;-} I've a bad habit of
replying before reading the entire thread. (Also, the error pointed
out was in my earlier post, so I felt obligated to provide the correct
information.)


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Anonymous
February 17, 2005 12:31:49 AM

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I know, we are following each other around the newsgroup. It's fun
sometimes. :) 

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"Bruce Chambers" <bruce_a_chambers@h0tmail.com> wrote in message
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> Colin Barnhorst wrote:
>> Bruce, did you happen to read my post just above yours?
>>
>
>
> Not till after I replied with the new link. ;-} I've a bad habit of
> replying before reading the entire thread. (Also, the error pointed out
> was in my earlier post, so I felt obligated to provide the correct
> information.)
>
>
> --
>
> Bruce Chambers
>
> Help us help you:
> http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>
> You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having
> both at once. - RAH
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