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Use of printscreen button

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by suttonr2, Nov 26, 2007.

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  1. suttonr2

    suttonr2 Thread Starter

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    When I press the printscreen button then go to "run" and type in "clipbrd" i can see the screen dump of what I've saved. How do I save this as a file that I can manage ? My copy button stays grey and won't let me save the screen picture for editing. I know this can be done but have forgotten how - can you help anyone please ?
     
  2. cancon

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    You need to use image editing software. Once you have copied the pic to the board, open something like fireworks or photoshop and click on new image... It should automatically give you the dimensions of the image in your clipboard so just click OK. You then simply have to save the pic.

    If you don't have such software, then you can easily use paint. Start>Programs>Accessories>Paint Edit>Paste. Then save.
     
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