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How to paste Print Screen on MS Paint automatically when press “PrtSc” button?

Want to create a simple Windows 7 macro to open paint in edit mode. I frequently take screenshots and need to quickly crop or markup the picture.

Use: print screen button + macro command + ctrl v

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marked as duplicate by Karan, Indrek, BBlake, Dennis, 8088 Nov 1 '12 at 20:34

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Autohotkey would be your best bet. You could design a macro to do all three steps with a single key combo. It's free, open source and (in my opinion) easy to use.

EDIT: See the script in the answer to the question Karan linked to

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