This snip lets you take a screenshot of your entire display. For more information, please refer to the following link: Note: Since the web site is not hosted by Microsoft, the link may change without notice. Selecting this option will remove this text as seen in these two images. The time starts from when you click the New button. If the result is satisfactory then you can send the image via email by using the email icon or by using the send menu option on the main menu.
Now to do a capture, open the Snipping Tool, which will automatically cast a white transparency over your desktop and let you select an area to capture. Every time I would open the menu I needed to capture, it would disappear as soon as I selected the Snipping Tool. An example of this is in the initial Snipping Tool window, which displays help text below the main menu choices. Snipping Tool, included in Windows Vista and later, allows you to take screenshots, as well as edit and annotate them. Press Esc button to minimize it.
What is the delay option for? This is especially true if you only take the occasional screenshot or find yourself on a system without another image editing app. Get to your computer and start the main menu by clicking the start button. Once you have your context menu press ctrl-printscreen or ctrl-PrtScn and you will be in grabbing mode where, with your mouse, drag around the context-menu. My over-usage of this feature comes from years of doing documentation as a consultant. Deselecting this option will turn this handy feature off.
There are short cuts to saving, copying, and emailing but there are also pens, highlighters, and an eraser which you can edit the snip with. Start the Snip tool To start the process of capturing your screen, you need to open the Snipping tool. The Snipping Tool eraser will not erase any part of your original captured screenshot. Click on the Cancel button to get your desktop back. Ordinarily, if you open the menu first, it closes when you launch the Snipping Tool.
However, you may not need to install a third party app. Where is the Snipping tool? This is not a very complicated job. First, locate and start the Snipping Tool. Note: You can also draw or capture your image via Free Form, Window or Full Screen shot when snipping your image by clicking the down arrow next to the Mode button on the Snipping Tool screen. I searched the registry looking for a way to extend the Send To options for the snipping tool, but I didn't find anything.
Copies all screenshots to the Windows clipboard, allowing you to paste them into other applications such as word processors and image editors. Thanks Arthur, Thanks for the nice explanation of how to add to Windows Explorer's Send to menu. In earlier versions of Windows, the Snipping tool can only be used to capture items that don't involve mouse movements. There are lots of tools out there for taking screenshots in Windows. Most likely you will use Rectangle — or possibly, Free Form. If you want to see how it works in action, click on the link below to view a short video showing how this is done.
However, you can see a preview - or buy a slightly older version of the book - on Lulu. Changes the color of the selection border that displays when you create a snip. There is no preview of the Word 2007 book on Amazon. You can also just click on Start and type in snipping. To buy my book, Formatting Legal Documents With Microsoft Word 2016, on Amazon. You will notice that this new window has some additional menu items.
Sure it's a pretty weak program as well, but it loads fast and is often enough to get the job done. Unfortunately, the question was about the Snipping Tool 's send to menu, not Explorer. To capture the drop-down menu, click at the corner of where you want to capture your image, then hold down the mouse button while you move to a new position, drawing a rectangle around the part of the screen you wish to capture, then let go. Work with a Screenshot After Capturing It After you capture any kind of screenshot using the Snipping Tool, it opens in an editing window. The third is the Windows Snip option; this will allow you to capture a selected area of windows or even a dialog box, which you wish to capture. Click on the Current Font to make the font window drop down.