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Questions tagged [screenshot]

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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How do I take a screenshot in Win10 in a way that places a URL into my clipboard instead of an image?

I am taking a lot of screenshots (snippets of the screen, actually) and would like to have a one-click way to share (embeddable - with file extension) links of these uploaded images with others ...
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How to take multiple screenshots in a row in Linux Mint

I needed to take multiple screenshots of various things on a webpage. I went into Start Menu > Screenshot and took one. I noticed that after taking it, it only gives an option to Save or Close - not ...
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How to capture first X frames every X seconds into a PNG with FFmpeg?

I am new to using the command line. It is pretty cool and exciting to learn, but I am stuck. I have a video where, for example, I want to capture the first 8 frames every 5 seconds into an image. I'...
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My screenshot is broken

Basically I tried taking a screenshot of my screen and it didnt work When I had OneDrive and all my Screenshots went to OneDrive and not my Screenshots file in Quick access then I disabled and ...
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How to get a screenshot of only main screen using key combination?

Currently, to capture quickly a lot of screen, I use Ctrl+PrintScreen keys. On Windows 10, this solution works well and quickly. A PNG file is directly copied in C:\Users\<%userid%>\Pictures\...
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How come after generating a screenshot at the same coordinates every time, files may sometimes have different hash signatures?

I am having a hard time figuring out the reason to this. I have a macro running that is screen capturing using snipping tool at the same exact coordinates every single time within a web site (a table) ...
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Take a screen shot of parts of the page that aren't visible

I want to make a screenshot of the page where I save the downloads. This page has many downloads and not all of them are visible in the visible area of the screen. If I want to see all of them I have ...
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Is there a way on macOS to take a screenshot of a region and paste it in a single action?

I do software QA. I may take hundreds of screenshots a day at times. What I'd like to be able to do is press one key combination that would Bring up a mouse cursor to select a rectangular screen ...
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<control><shift><Print Screen> stopped selecting a screen area

On RedHat 7.5, pressing controlshiftPrint Screen stopped selecting an area of the screen, namely - the cursor does not change into a + to allow selecting. I can still screen-capture using <...
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scrot producing only black images

I'm using pyautogui to monitor and replay user inputs and also to take screenshot of parts of the screen. On Linux pyautogui relies on scrot for the screen capture part. The problem is, scrot is ...
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Create thumbnail images at some interval from a video without reading whole video [FFMPEG]

Short Problem: I want to take some screenshots image from a video url at some specific times but I don't want to read the whole video. Let's say I have a video stored in some url (like https://www....
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New “snip & sketch” feature in Windows 10 October Update is too slow (how to reduce the delay)?

If anyone has just received the new Windows 10 October Update, you'll see a new feature has been implemented: Win key + Shift + S now opens the 'snip and sketch' tool for selecting regions of the ...
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Can Process Monitor detect if a screenshot has been taken?

I've always been amazed about the sheer amount of service ProcMon can provide, but the topic on detecting screenshots being taken in general remains unexplored for me. If the programs I`m using on 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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How can one do to making screenshot documents easier? [closed]

I like to save important information in my PC for reference in future. It can sometimes be a portion of a webpage, two or three complete screen views of a webpage, etc. I want to keep similar kind of ...
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How to change the DPI value for screenshots?

If I take screenshots under Win7 (e.g. size 600x600 pixels) and paste it into various applications they will appear with a size of ca. 15.8x15.8 cm. Because, apparently, the Windows system or the ...
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Screenshot file resize script or app [duplicate]

Windows 10. Taking screenshots via "X-keys programmable usb keypad". These are stored in a specific folder. Later we add these screenshots to a report that is sent via e-mail. Problem is; we are ...
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ffmpeg surpressing video length even though im not

So I run script which creates screenshots of various videos and save them in given folders. Script is checking how long is video and saves few random frames from within that range. For some videos ...
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Remote screenshot\printscreen using PSEXEC

I need to take a screenshot\printscreen of remote PC using PSEXEC and save the image on the remote pc, is there a command line similar with the one bellow: C:\soundrecorder /FILE c:\temp\output.wav /...
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Quality of image file: screenshot of the image vs original image

Suppose you have a file called myimage.png, and you want to extract some parts of it, and then each part become a image file, say, myimage1.png, myimage2.png and myimage3.png. If, for ease of use, ...
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How can I add the domain to either the path or filename used to save a fullpage screenshot taken in Firefox or another browser?

I take a lot of fullpage screenshots using the developer toolbar in Firefox. By default, they are saved to ~/Downloads/Screen Shot YYYY-MM-DD at HH:MM:SS-fullpage.png Since the screenshots are ...
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Unindentified probably graphic files [closed]

I've found on my computer a folder with screenshots, but they dont have a format. They are named by hours like "15.30" and i cant figure out what type can it be. Here's a link to mediafire with one of ...
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Automatically save a snipped screenshot to disk

In Windows 10 you can press Win ⊞ + Print Screen and it will save a screenshot of the whole desktop to disk. This works great. What I'm looking for is this exact functionality but being able to ...
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Draw or edit a freeform shape in Outlook message

I'm trying to add a circle to a screenshot that I added to an email message in Outlook. How do I do this in the message editor without using any external photo editing utilities?
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Cannot change macOS 10.13.4 screenshot location

I'm trying to change the location where my screenshots get saved to my Desktop and no matter what I try, they are always saved to my Documents folder. Here's the way you're supposed to be able to ...
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Screen shot drop down menu with snipping tool

Using the Windows snipping tool, it is not possible (or is it?) to get a screenshot of a drop down menu. As soon as you select "New" in the snipping tool's toolbar, then the drop down menu disappears....
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How do I include time-of-play in filename of screenshot using PotPlayer

Sometimes we need to co-relate the time a SS was taken to locate where it is in the video but it is difficult without knowing the time of play (MPC-HC has this feature) This did not have the info for ...
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Weird border artefacts when taking screenshots with `import`

I take screenshots with Imagemagick's import command such as import /tmp/screen.png. When I drag an area on screen, it shows an outline of the area I'm about to capture, but it's a little finnicky -- ...
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How can I get a screenshot on a Dell 2-in-1?

How can I get a screenshot on a Dell 2-in-1 combination laptop and tablet? The on-screen keyboard doesn't seem to allow it.
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NirCMD - Command line screenshot with incremental numbering

NirCMD is a free command line utility. I am using it to take the screenshot at a fixed time interval. (NirCMD reference). I am trying to get it index the image names so that it would be img1.png ...
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1 Click Screenshot and Save

In my job, I need to take and preserve various screenshots every day. All of these shots are in Firefox only. Now, I know the traditional way of taking screenshots, but it's too inconvenient, if one ...
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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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How to take a screenshot of a Leaflet/OpenStreetMap map that's larger than the screen?

I need to zoom in really close to a map designed with Leaflet and OpenStreetMap, and then take a screenshot of the map that includes and extends beyond the portion of the map that appears on my screen....
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Create a notification with selectable text? [closed]

I want to be able to take a screenshot and receive a notification to the exact path where its stored so I can copy paste the path to open the file or move it or whatever. I've looked into send-notify ...
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Surface Pro 4 screenshot filename different than it used to be. How do I change it back?

I have the screenshots on my surface that are in my OneDrive Pictures folder. They are formatted like 2017-06-27.png. The first one is 2016-01-10 but the last one I have is from August (2017-08-07). ...
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How to create a 1280x800 screenshot of a Chrome Browser viewport [duplicate]

The Chrome Webstore requires screenshots of the exact size 1280x800. Using the system-built-in screenshotter, I have often failed by a few pixels, which required tedious image cropping by hand or ...
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Take a screenshot of the foreground window on macOS without requiring click

macOS includes a nifty way to take a screenshot of a window by pressing command shift 4, then space, then click the window you want to screenshot. This includes the nice shadow under the window. I'm ...
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Shortcut for capturing an area into clipboard

In Ubuntu there is a cool feature where you can assign a shortcut key to open the screenshot tool to capture an area and copy the image into the clipboard. On Windows there is the snipping tool. And ...
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How to take a screenshot with Aero effects?

I don't want to make a normal screenshot. I want to make a screenshot that includes Aero glass, drop shadows, etc. in "transparent" mode. I tried some tools like Windows Clippings, but the Aero glass ...
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How to take a screenshot of an entire scroll element?

I searched the Internet to find a way to do it, but I didn’t find anything that works. I use the web version of Tinder app. There's a chat section inside a div and I want to take a pic of the entire ...
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Webpage to paginated, text PDF

I have been looking for a simple way to convert a website to a paginated PDF with selectable text. I've tried many browser extensions but they only allow for PNG, full-page screenshots and print with ...
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Take screen shot on Windows that doesn't lose mouse position, similar to Mac built-in method

On my Mac I press Command+Shift+4 to take a screen shot. At this point my "mouse" remains in the same position (which means that any hover state or webpage menu displays are preserved). I then move ...
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All of the pictures from screenshots I saved were saved as a .txt file. How do I convert them back into images?

I go to my files and select my "Pictures" folder. I then select my "screenshots" folder. Within this folder are all my screenshots, but for some reason saved as text instead of an image, and I would ...
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How to make Snipping Tool in Windows 10 start taking a screenshot by clicking its icon in taskbar?

I simply want to make it start taking a screenshot right after clicking its icon in the Taskbar. Unfortunatelly, now the situation is different. This how it works now: BAD VARIANT click the icon in ...
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How can I take screenshots of the Windows 10 Login Screen?

How can I take a screenshot of the Windows 10 Login Screen? I have read How can I take a screenshot of my logon screen in Windows 7?. Unfortunately, the posted answers reportedly only work for either ...
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Annotate screenshots with LibreOffice Draw

I need to annotate screenshots with a Linux/Windows cross platform application. Taking screenshots can be easily done with OS utilities and, after a while, I realised the best way to annotate ...
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copy newest file in Windows folder to clipboard automatically

I am using a program called "screen shot assistant" to convert PNG files to JPG. The program outputs the files from the clipboard to a designated folder. (using AHK or any other method) I am looking ...
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Print screen not working on windows 10

I'm using Windows 10. When I try to take print screen with PrintScreen, nothing happens I tried these shorcuts Ctrl+PrintScreen Win+PrintScreen PrintScreen Alt+PrintScreen Func+PrintScreen Win+Ctrl+...
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How to take a screenshot of a page N seconds after page is loaded with Chrome Headless?

I want to make a screenshot of a page with Chrome Headless, and we've seen both the --screenshot and the --virtual-time-budget switches for taking a screenshot and limiting the browser's waiting for ...
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Fix my Print Screen button (Windows 10)

My PrntScr button isn't working like it used to! I installed a Screen Recording tool called Snagit and it did something weird to PrntScr functionality. Whenever I press the button, the Snagit screen ...