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Scrren Shot - How To Capture?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Kelly Lee, Jan 8, 2005.


  1. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    I've seen several members here (and numerous other boards) capture an image from a video game or a shot of their desktop. How do you guys do it? What program is needed? Thanks.
     
  2. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    alt + prnt screen. :D
     
  3. Sundogue

    Sundogue

    Apr 26, 2001
    Wausau, WI
    If you have a Windows based PC, hit the "Prnt Scrn" button.

    Then open up Word Pad and Click, "Edit" then "Paste", then save it or print it out.

    Or use something like PrintKey Pro, which used to be free for download and let's you edit the screen shot first before saving or printing.
     
  4. oyvind2305

    oyvind2305

    Dec 3, 2004
    Norway
    Or to capture a smaller window go CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+Printscreen...

    Then Paste into whatever like Word..
     
  5. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    Damn those were some quick replies! Thanks guys!
     
  6. WillPlay4Food

    WillPlay4Food Now With More Metal! Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2002
    Orbiting HQ
    ALT + PRTSCN will give you just the foremost window.