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I am configuring Jing's preferences.

I'd like to set the Capture hotkey to the PrintScreen key. However, when I set the focus on the Capture hotkey box and hit PrintScreen, nothing happens. However, if I do CTRL+PrintScreen it works correctly. Is there a way to set the Hotkey to only Printscreen?

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Is there another (TechSmith) program installed that uses PrintScreen as the hotkey? (Such as SnagIt or Camtasia (trials)) Jing doesn't allow you to set it if another program is known to use it.

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I do have Gadwin Printscreen installed, but I switched it off. I'll try again... – Mike Cole Feb 13 '11 at 19:32
@MikeC You'll have to un set the autokey there too, not just turn it off – BloodPhilia Feb 14 '11 at 12:16
Yep, this was it. I uninstalled Gadwin and then was able to set the hotkey correctly. Thanks! – Mike Cole Feb 14 '11 at 15:48

Either Windows itself or another program already has the hotkey bound, so we need to override it...

Just bind it to another hotkey first, example: ALT+F6

Then use an AutoHotkey script like this to remap PrintScreen to that key:

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Interesting approach. This was my backup plan. – Mike Cole Feb 14 '11 at 15:49

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