Screenshot means the result of a print screen, or the capture of the entire or specific areas of a system screen to an image file.

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What process is tied to shortcut screenshots in OSX?

Recently I've been having problems with the built in screenshots in OS X Mountain Lion. Every now and then it stops working, and the only way to get it working again seems to be logging out and back ...
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Why does the text become multicolored when a Windows screenshot is zoomed?

Take a screenshot in Windows: Now, zoom it: Why does the text become multicolored whereas it should only be black? Is this related to ClearType?
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How do I take desktop screenshot within Windows Embedded Standard?

I have a computer running Windows Embedded Standard OS with a specific application on it. There is no MS Paint or snipping tool, but I need to take a screenshot of the application. How do I take a ...
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Is it possible to take a screenshot of a web page as an SVG image?

I have a webpage which is entirely vector-based (text, icon fonts, SVGs, but no PNGs, JPEGs, or GIFs). Is there any way to take a vector screenshot of that webpage and save it as a fully-scalable SVG ...
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Capture large webpage screenshot in Chrome

The webpage is very large (a few MB). I tried these extensions and they all fail: Screen Capture (by Google) - I get a new tab with no image in it Pixlr Grabber - I get a "500" request error after ...
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How to easily make a screenshot like these (partial enlargement)?

I need to make some screenshots like the images in the following questions & wikipedia pages. Bad font anti-aliasing in Ubuntu Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers ...
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Illustrator CS6: pixelated windows screenshots?

I seem to be having a problem exporting images from photoshop and preserving their image quality as much as possible. They look fine in windows image preview and as well inside photoshop and I have ...
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Taking screenshots of multiple browser tabs [closed]

My browser has 10-20 tabs open and I should go through and take a screenshot of each tab. Can this be automated somehow? I am using Internet Explorer but solutions for other browsers are also ...
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What program is triggered/run when the PrintScreen button is pressed?

What program is triggered to take a shot of the screen when the PrintScreen button is pressed on Windows? Thanks
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How can I send screenshots more quickly in Skype?

It's so long and complicated to open Paint/Photoshop/whatever and saving a file somewhere, then dragging it to Skype just send a screenshot to a friend through Skype! How can I speed up the process? ...
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How can I automatically save screen shots by the press on the Prt Scr button?

I want a screen shot to be saved automatically to a location I specify, as soon as I press the Prt Scr button on my keyboard, or the Alt+Prt Scr combo. I also want the date and time to be used as file ...
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How To Specify Max Image Width And Hieght In Imacros Script For SAVEAS Command

I am currently using this script for taking screenshots on Firefox VERSION BUILD=7210419 RECORDER=FX TAB T=1 TAG POS=1 TYPE=TITLE ATTR=* EXTRACT=TXT SET !VAR1 {{!EXTRACT}} SAVEAS TYPE=PNG FOLDER=* ...
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How can I take a screenshot of only the client area of a window? [closed]

Is there a way or an application to create a screenshot of the actual windows content (client area) in Windows XP and above? I mean Alt+PrintScreen captures a picture containing the window borders, ...
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Why is the windows 7 shortcut for screen capture not working?

This was resolved by the first commenter Usually I can use the Windows+S shortcut to take a screenshot, but it has recently stopped working. Restarting my computer did nothing. I understand it is ...
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Can I assign “print screen” as a shortcut for snipping tool?

When I click on Properties of snipping tool in the start menu, I can assign a shortcut like Ctrl+F12 for snipping tool: Can I also assign only the key PrintScreen as a shortcut for snipping tool?
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Clipboard usage

just curious with windows clipboard. I use printscreen to capture a screenshot . Again i use the same to capture another screenshot. Ok, how exactly do I access the previous screenshots? Is that ...
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How do I create screenshots with a zoom lens? [closed]

How to create screenshots with a zoom lens over it. Something like from here:
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How can I view screenshots embedded in emails?

I regularly receive screenshots pasted into emails by users. Outlook 2010 will resize the image to fit the reading pane, as you can see in my sample screenshot below. In fact, I've obfuscated ...
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“New Screenshot” button is disabled in Xcode Organizer

I have connected my iPhone to my Mac. When I open Xcode Organizer, the New Screenshot button is disabled. Any idea why? Xcode Version 4.3.2 iOS 6.0.1 P.S: I posted this in apple.stackexchange but ...
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Mac - copy screenshot to clipboard at 200+ percent zoom: how to control this

I just got a MacBook with the retina display and when I press CTRL+SHIFT+CMD+4 I get the expected behavior: it copies the selected area as a screenshot to my clipboard. The problem is that it copies ...
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Writing Software User Manual in MS Word

I'm going to write a software (written for Windows) user manual for a software that we've written for our client. The manual needs to be as detailed as possible. I'm going to use MS Word 2010 to write ...
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Way to automatically compress images pasted into Outlook emails?

My company limits our inbox size, and a large portion of my inbox seems to be made up of screenshots I've been sent by others or have pasted into emails myself - when I (or something sending to me) do ...
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virtual mac osx 10.6.8 in VMWare does not save screen captures

I have a VMWare image of a mac OSX 10.6.8 (fully updated). When I click Command+Shift+3 it makes a camera shutter sound, but no screen-capture is saved anywhere that I can find. When running: ...
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Is there a way to snip part of the screen with a hotkey?

I'm able to launch the snipping tool, select an option and then copy based on my selection. Is there a way to launch a default snipping option so that I can create partial screen screenshots without ...
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How to reset the screenshot counter in Windows 8?

In Windows 8, Win+PrtScr will automatically save a sequentially numbered screenshot at %UserProfile%\Pictures\Screenshots. The file names are of the form Screenshot (<index>).png. However, even ...
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Can I use the snipping tool to take a screenshot of the windows 8 start screen or modern apps?

One of the tools I've found invaluable in answering questions on SU is the snipping tool. I may on occasion need to take screenshots of part of the start screen or 'modern' apps. I may not want to ...
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CutyCapt Segmentation Fault

I m using cutycapt software to create a screenshot of a site. It works fine, but for some sites I get segmentation fault error. For example, following command will cause the issue: xvfb-run ...
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Windows 7 Print Screen Working Half of the Time with Photoshop (CS2)

I take a lot of screenshots of the work I do and paste them in to Photoshop (CS2). Sometimes, every other print screen event does nothing, and when I go to paste in Photoshop, it just pastes the same ...
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How to screenshot part of the screen under windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Screenshot utilities for Windows I would like to use mouse to select a part of a window under Windows and then take screenshot and save it as jpeg format. Is there such ...
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Macbook Pro promo screenshots

Are there any tools available that allow you to take promotional screenshots on Macbook Pro? I see images such as the one below, and I wonder if there is a tool that puts a screenshot into a Macbook ...
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Can I take a screenshot as vector graphics or at a higher resolution than native?

I need to take some screenshots of an application window. My laptop resolution is low, and I'd like to get high quality images. Is there a way to grab the screen as vector graphics (e.g. EPS, PDF, ...
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How to take a screenshot of the lock screen in Windows 8?

How can I take a screenshot of the lock screen in Windows 8? Note that Windows 8 shows a lock screen with a wallpaper and in the bottom-left corner shows the date-time with notification icons of ...
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How can I take screenshots of YouTube videos in full screen?

I am trying to take a screenshot of a YouTube video in fullscreen. When I pause the video and wait a moment, only the bottom UI bar (play/pause/seek) disappears. The top UI bar (Like/Share/More Info) ...
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How to get a “live screenshot” in windows

Quick question – do you know any software or way of doing a live screenshot of a window and bring it to the foreground? It’d be like picture link in Excel... My problem is that I am running various ...
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Utility to take a screenshot, annotate it (arrows, etc), host it, and put a URL to the hosted image on my clipboard [closed]

Is there any utility that will allow me to (on a Mac): Take a screenshot Annotate it (arrows, text, etc) Upload it somewhere Put a link DIRECTLY to the image on my clipboard (i.e., not to some ...
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Take a screenshot of a website with specified viewport size?

My display driver maximum screen width is 1280 pixels. I need to test website in resolution 1920×1080 pixels. Or like this 3000×5000. Different browsers is optional.
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Screen capture tool that optimizes the image for the web [closed]

I am looking for a screen capture tool, preferably a Chrome extension, that can take screen captures and optimizes the captured image for the web. I currently use other Chrome extensions for ...
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How to take screenshot of your UEFI Bios?

I never really needed it, but now that I'm starting to overclock, I'm curious. I've seen people posting their actual screenshots, not pictures from camera, from their UEFI Bios. How can I do that? ...
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Why is the PSR tool from Windows 7 unable to save screenshots when using RDP?

I was using the Windows 7 "Problem Steps Recorder" through remote desktop to take notes on how some people did their jobs. And when it was over I was horrified to see that the screenshots had not ...
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How to create screenshots for a tutorial in windows 2008?

I am trying to create a manual/tutorial for some software installation on windows 2008. I am looking for a software which can be used to capture screenshots automatically (upon different clicks and ...
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How can I take a screenshot of a complete PDF file?

I want to take a screenshot of a PDF file that has three pages. How could I combine the three pages into one single screenshot?
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Is there a website that can provide an auto-updated view of a specific part of a page?

For instance, I would like to extract a screenshot or page only containing the summary of the featured article of wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page). It should not be of the whole ...
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Create Google Maps screenshots at regular intervals

Background People are concerned that building a pipeline to the West Coast of Canada will increase the number of oil tankers, thus increasing the probability of a major oil spill, thereby creating an ...
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Taking a screenshot of a webpage in a regular time interval and saving

I need an program (or even better, a python script) that can take a screenshot of a webpage in regular time intervals and save it to a .jpg (... or .gif, or .tif ... or any common image format) with ...
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How do I take a screenshot on a Raspberry Pi running Debian Squeeze and LXDE?

How do I take a screenshot on a Raspberry Pi running Debian Squeeze and LXDE? Shutter is not installed, print screen doesn't appear to work, screen grab is not installed etc.
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How to take a screenshot on Windows 7 and auto create screenshot file on desktop like Mac?

I'm trying to find information how do we take a screenshot on Windows 7 that will actually create a screenshot file like .png in to your desktop like on mac where you can do it by press ...
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Screen shot of website not working

I'm trying to take a screenshot of a website but it captures a blank screen - similar to taking a screenshot of flash, however, the website's built with the jquery UI! Is there a program available ...
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take a screenshot of an application window [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can one take a partial screen shot in Windows 7? I Googled around, but I couldn't find a good short cut application that would allow me to take the screenshot of an ...
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How to: draw freehand circles with shadows?

Normally i like to draw freehand circles on screenshots in order to draw the reader's attention: But now i want to bring my freehand circles to the next level, and include drop-shadows. Normally i ...
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How to take a screenshot of just the front window? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can one take a partial screen shot in Windows 7? Is there a way on Windows to just take a screenshot of the window that is the currently active one? If so, how do I do ...