program~takin pics of desktop or windows opened

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by the_music_man, Sep 21, 2002.

  1. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    hey whats the application you use for taking pictures of the windows you have opened or your desktop? i need to show some people a picture of this error i get and i need to take a pic of it.
     
  2. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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    The Print Scrn button on your keyboard (next to F12) then paste in Paint or Photoshop or whatever you have. If you want just the active window, Alt + Print Scrn.
     
  3. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    woa thanks, it works....i thought you had to downlaod a program lol
     
  4. engel59

    engel59 Guest

    Another way is to use a FREE program called IrfanView .

    Open up IrfanView; go to Options > Capture.
    Once you press the start button you can use a hot key to capture the image.

    IrfanView supports a tone of file types to view and convert as well.
     
  5. DrMetallica

    DrMetallica OSNN Senior Addict

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    I use GadWin Print Screen. You can have it automatically save it in .jpg .gif. .tnp .bmp .png .tga and then automatically save it to a directory, under the pre-specified file name you chose, have it delay capture from 1-60 seconds, capture the selected window, rectangle area, whole screen, mouse cursor, resize the capture automatically, specify what quality you want it, have it gray scaled, etc.
     
  6. dabomb

    dabomb Moderator

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    yeah just use print screen :)