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A Windows application to create screenshots. http://getgreenshot.org/

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Snipping Tool prevents Greenshot from taking screenshots, even after it's been removed

The problem is that I can't get Greenshot to take screenshots. For some reason, some part of the Microsoft Snipping Tool appears when I press the screenshot button of the keyboard, even after I ...
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Set NUM variable

How to set NUM variable to required one in Greenshot software? I was expecting to enter it instead of word "pattern", but I can't change it.
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Is there a way to save all Greenshot Captures in a folder but not temporary folder?

When capturing with greenshot the capture is saved in %TEMP% where it eventually gets deleted. Is there a way to save all the captures automatically to a specific greenshot folder so they do not get ...
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How can I automatically copy screenshots to .jpg instead of .png on Windows?

I have tried various tools such as Greenshot, Ksnip, and ShareX as well as Windows clipping tool, etc., but I can only get it to save as .jpg, not copy to clipboard. I want this because for web use I ...
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GreenShot - How to assign a hotkey to the "open image from clipboard"

In this new computer I'm not able to set a hotkey to "open image from clipboard" via Greenshot.ini file. This is the line I found but everytime I add a keyboard shortcut, the software doesn'...
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How can I stop Greenshot from automatically zooming in when I press “print screen?”

Greenshot automatically zooms when I press Print Screen. How do I turn this of so I can select from the whole screen? I have looked through all settings and FAQs on the website but there doesn't seem ...
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Put all screenshots in one document with single click

I often take number of Greenshot screenshots for a particular workflow and then edit these screenshots into Greenshot Image Editor to add some text or shapes. Is it possible to dump/store all these ...
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How I can make Greenshot pattern start from 1 to 9999999?

I recently started using Greenshot and it's a fantastic program for screen capture, but I have problem with ${NUM} pattern. It starts like this: 000001,000002,etc.,... How I can make it start like ...
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Recovering Greenshot open image editor screenshots after reboot

I know this is a longshot, but I'm wondering if there is any way to recover unsaved Greenshot image editor images. I had about 10 images open in various image editor windows. Before I could save them, ...
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Greenshot Not Working and Reinstallation failed

Greenshot unable to be activated using Fn+PrnScrn. Tried to uninstall and install againt, but with the following error: Software version: 1.2.10.6-RELEASE-c2414cf0149a1475ea00520effc01b40087c225c (64 ...
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Greenshot and CapsLock/NumLock indicator

Whenever I press the CapsLock or NumLock keys, I get a visual indicator: It usually doesn't bother me, but when I try to use Greenshot and the PrintScreen or ALT+PrintScreen keyboard shortcuts, the ...
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screenshot of all screens/monitors with greenshot

I need to take screenshots of all my screens/monitors (whether I have one or 2; sometimes I'm working only from my notebook, other times I'm adding a monitor). I decided to use greenshot 1.2.10 build6 ...
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Size of region capture is smaller than screen resolution

When I capture (either a region or window) with Greenshot and opt to send it to MS Paint, the resulting image is noticeably smaller than the screen from which I captured. As an example, I will include ...
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Intellij is blocking my print-screen keypresses

I have noticed that whenever I have an Intellij window in focus, and press the print-screen key, the keypress does not make it through to Green-shot, which I use for screenshots. If I but any other ...
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Greenshot won't let me uninstall

I'm using two accounts on my computer, one is personal, the other one for work. I have greeshot installed on both of them, but it only works on one of these accounts. Unfortunately it doesn't work on ...
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Greenshot unresponsive

Starting around this day today I notice Greenshot screenshots getting unresponsive. It was working very well for many months. I don't think it has updated for all these time. I am using the latest ...
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Unable select area of the screenshot for cropping (Greenshot software)

I am using Windows 10 with Greenshot 1.2.10.6. The area I want to keep is reduced to 1/4 inch square. The square moves to a different location when I try to expand it. What I have tried: 1. I ...
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I don't want to open the word document each time the greeenshot captures the image. Is there a way to do that?

I save the output file of Greeenshot to a Word document. I don't want to open the Word document each time the Greeenshot app captures an image. Is there a way to write the file from Greenshot ...
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Greenshot Phoning Home

I am trying to trace and close any unnecessary network traffic, and noticed that Greenshot maintains open internet connections. Nothing in the documentation addresses this. Is this supposed to ...
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Cannot uninstall Greenshot on Windows 10

In preferences the "launch at startup" is checked and greyed out. I want to uninstall Greenshot but it tells me it is on and therefore won't let me uninstall it. Greenshot has overtaken my other ...
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Windows 10 - Must Exit Greenshot in order for Ctrl-C to automatically copy to clipboard

This isn't an issue in Windows 7 Pro (home PC) or Windows 8 (work) but in Windows 10 (laptop) I have to manually EXIT Greenshot whenever I want to copy/paste TEXT using the Ctrl + C keyboard shortcut. ...
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Prevent Sound When Capturing or Exporting to Clipboard

How do I to disable the Windows sound when Greenshot captures an image. 'Play camera sound' under 'Capture' is off. I must mute my speaker.
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Greenshot: Windows title not displayed in file name anymore

${title}-${capturetime:d"yyyy-MM-dd HH_mm_ss"}- This is the file name system that I'm using to name files on greenshot. The ${title} promises to name the file with the title of the window being ...
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Greenshot import screens into Powepoint - how to make it import into modified slide layout?

I seek help, ralated to the Powerpoint slide layout when pasting screenshots from Greenshot. (no setting available in preferences of greenshot as far as I could find) I need to change parameters of ...
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Using Alt+A clears all text in a textbox

While entering text into a textbox in Greenshot editor, when I press AltA combination (which is needed for the Polish letter "ą"), the whole text entered so far disappears. I'm using ...
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Set Greenshot default to 'Capture region' via cmd line or shortcut (ie. like snipping tool)

I like Greenshot alot but am very use to Snipping Tool behaviour of defaulting to 'capture region'. I thought there would be a simple cmd line for doing this (ie. 'greenshot.exe /region') but alas ...
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Greenshot-how to save all or export all open windows, to selected destination?

When screenshotting with the Greenshot app I often get too many open windows to find or organise them, and too many to view properly in a cascade/stack of windows, or a taskbar jump list. Is there a ...
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Windows 10 Screenshot Black - Multiple Tools (Standard, Greenshot, Snipping Tool)

I'm having an unusual issue - any way I attempt to print screen all I get is a black screen (using the WIN+PrtSc) a live black screen using Greenshot (as in I can move the cursor, see the dimension ...
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Combine multiple screenshots into same image file or pdf file with greenshot

I need to combine multiple partial screenshots into the same file with Greenshot. I would rather prefer that file to be .pdf. Since I do not think greenshot allows creation of pdf files, I am okay ...
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Greenshot Storage Location

The "greenshot.ini", "greenshot-defaults.ini", and "greenshot-fixed.ini" files are all pre-configured with the "OutputFilePath" and "OutputFileAsFullpath" variables set to "${USERPROFILE}\Greenshot\" ...
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Greenshot: Can no longer customise save location with dynamic dates in location field

Program: Greenshot v1.2.10 Build 6 (64 bit) OS: Windows 10 Home (up to date) 64 bit Problem: Up until a few days ago I was able to set a dynamic save location based on the current year and month,...
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One Note 2016 Export

I can export screenshots into Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint, but not into OneNote. I have Microsoft Office 2016. What do I need to do to make the export into One Note work? I want to export ...
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Greenshot failed to Start

Since 2 days ago, my Greenshot won't start anymore. I tried older versions, too. Can somebody give advice? Software version: 1.2.10.6-RELEASE-c2414cf0149a1475ea00520effc01b40087c225c (64 bit) .NET ...
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Greenshot footer cuts off title, doesnt use whole width

Having trouble with printing long filenames in greenshot footers. title is cut off, even if it doesn't take up the whole width of the page! Also, footer doesn't seem to print at all unless "print ...
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Why does Greenshot not work on some application?

I would like to use greenshot on some application. It works when I press print to get the screenshot selection, but on virtual box (clicked on the titlebar) it does not work. (Yes I am outside of the ...
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Greenshot: The hotkey(s) "PrintScreen, Alt + PrintScreen, Ctrl + PrintScreen, ..." could not be registered

When trying to install Greenshot on fresh copy of Windows 10, the following error occurs Please, note that the question is about Windows-10. Questions about Windows-7 and below are not "duplicate". ...
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Enable OCR in Greenshot

I run Windows 10 with Microsoft Office professional Plus 2016 on my computer. Looks like MS OCR functionality is enabled in my system since OneNote is able to copy text from image. But how to enable ...
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How to customize the Windows mouse button to open Greenshot function?

I use the "Capture Region" function in Greenshot a lot. Is it possible to customize the Windows button to open the "Capture Region" function? The Windows button opens the start menu by default. I ...
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How to find out what program took over control over Print Screen key?

How to find out and change what program responds to PrintScreen key press? Right now I use Greenshot and it fails to assign "Capture region" to PrintScreen. The error still persists:
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Greenshot Imgur error 403

It was very comfortable to use Greenshot for asking questions on SE since it could upload to imgur, which is the same hosting, used with SE. Unfortunately, it started to respond with error 403 ...
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How can Greenshot (or Imgur) know my video file name via screenshot?

I took some video from Internet, open it with MPC-HC, then take screenshot with Greenshot, then choose upload to Imgur. It gave me the link https://i.stack.imgur.com/G4ccH.png Then I change this to ...
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