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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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Issues using snipping tool to attempt to grab items from a drop down menu

Snipping tool max delay set at 5 seconds and confirmed. Then I open (right click) my Windows 10 explorer on a desktop folder the drop down menu (many items) shows, but if I do anything to copy it the ...
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Extracting a single screenshot from every video file in a folder with the file name embedded on the image

I would like to extract a single screenshot from every video file in a folder with the file name embedded in the screenshot, in Windows. Like this: File: Coherence.mkv Screenshot: Result: How can I ...
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Microsoft Teams shared screen screenshots are blank

I am encountering this problem when using Teams from inside an Azure Virtual PC which I access through the Windows App, and I believe it is related to the problem described here - https://community....
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How can I change the default location Snipping Tool auto-saves screenshots to?

When you open the Windows Snipping Tool using +Shift+S, it will autosave the images to %UserProfile%\Pictures\Screenshots, but I want to change that default location. How can I change the default save ...
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How to correct mouse pointer misalignment in screen recording on external 4K display in ChromeOS?

Problem: The mouse cursor is in the wrong position on screen recordings I make with my Chromebook but only when the recording is done of my external monitor. Take a look: This is a high DPI 4K ...
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How to change default screenshot application on macOS?

I want to keep the default shortcuts for taking a screenshot (physical button on my keychron keyboard and shift + command + 4) but instead of using built in tool that lacks a lot of features and is ...
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Windows in windows desktop still pinned ,don't minimize automatically when I press out of these windows(when press on the desktop window)

When I opened any program like chrome or Foxit pdf reader or any window ,why when I press , outside of this windows it does not minimize automatically.it still pinned until I minimize it or close it ...
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How does screenshot in headless browser mode work?

I'm asking this question both out of curiosity and to add to my presentation I have coming up. I have implemented a tool using .NET and it uses the Chrome's headless mode to take screenshot in ...
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Take a screenshot of a particular KDE window at regular interval

I'm using KUbuntu and I would like to take a regular screenshot (saved as PNG) of a VM I run under virtualbox. If possible do this outside the VM, every 30 min. I've looked at scrot and spectacle. ...
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Can FFMPEG extract still images from video based on video "SMPTE timecode" hh:mm:ss:ff?

Is there any way to extract still images from video based on video "own SMPTE" timecode? (hour:minute:second:frame) as seen in the "Timecode Handler" recognized by ffmpeg. I would ...
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A built-in macOS way to copy annotated screenshots

WHen annotating a screenshot on Mac (13.3), I don't seem to be able to copy the "flattened" annotated version via Copy method (menu or right-click) What is being placed on the clipboard is ...
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Where do my Snip & Sketch screenshots go after pressing the keyboard shortcut?

In Windows 10 Enterprise x64, I'm trying to use the keyboard shortcut for the Snip & Sketch tool that generates screen captures of my current view. I press Windows + Shift + S and the interface ...
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Eureka ebook reader is blocking all screenshots - how do I turn off this behavior?

Reposting similar question with better information. I have an ebook that is readable only through Eureka, an ebook reader that I have only have seen used for actuarial study materials. Print screen ...
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Taking a screenshot of a remote login

How do I take a screenshot of a remote login including the blue title bar that looks something like _____________________________ \ -| .:| ip address -[] X/ I'm writing some documentation which ...
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Where did my screenshots on Windows 10 get stored to?

I'm using Windows 10 and I have a LogiTech keyboard. I would like to take a screen shot and the keyboard shortcuts advertised online say to press the Windows key and "Prnt Scr" ...
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Accurately taking a snapshot from a video using a command line tool

I am looking for a way to take accurate screenshots from a video. Accurate to the milliseconds. I have tried using ffmpeg using the following command: ffmepg.exe -ss position-in-hours-minutes-...
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How to save a Windows Snipping Tool screenshot if the pop up or the message center does not let you left click to open the screenshot in a new window?

This happened only a few times over some years: After taking a screenshot with the Windows Snipping Tool App: Sometimes, you then cannot left click the pop up or message to get to the new window of ...
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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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Windows - is there a way to know/monitor who's taking screenshots?

Sometimes when I paste things, instead of the content I copied, a screenshot of my entire screen gets pasted. It's as if I pressed PrtSc on my keyboard (I'm fairly sure I didn't), or a program is ...
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Screenshot of desktop despite lock screen?

Do you know how to make a screenshot of the Windows desktop (and not the lock screen) while lock screen is active? Technically it must be possible since for screen recording there is this solution ...
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How do I get the windows + print to save a screenshot again in Windows 11?

I have a computer with Windows 11 installed. I would like to use the Windows + Print Screen key combination to save a screenshot to the Pictures folder of the current user, just like I used to do in ...
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Mouse clicks during Windows 10 screen recording

There is an integrated feature in Windows 10 which allows us to do a screen recording without resorting to a third-party software: How to Screen Record in Windows 10 or Windows 11 by doing WIN+ALT+R. ...
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Windows 11 Snipping tool doesn't have Paint 3D option like Windows 10

In Windows 10, when you use the Snipping Tool, there's a button that is the Paint 3D icon. If you press it, it'll open what you just snipped in Paint 3D. This allows you to do far more than what's ...
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Take a screenshot in higher resolution than my laptop

I want to print a map : https://www.geoportail.gouv.fr/carte?c=1.9000735000000002,42.81091681279062&z=13&l0=ORTHOIMAGERY.ORTHOPHOTOS::GEOPORTAIL:OGC:WMTS(1)&l1=GEOGRAPHICALGRIDSYSTEMS.MAPS....
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Take screenshots of all desktop spaces on MacOS

I need to create zsh script or c++ app to get screenshots of all active desktop spaces for current user. Is there any way to do it? I planned to use screencapture, but didn't find how to choose a ...
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How to reconfigure windows+shift+s key combinations to open different app instead of screen-snip app?

I recently found a screenshot app inside a Windows PE iso. It's ScreenshotCentStudio.exe and size is just few KB. The small app is fast and more responsive than inbuild windows screenshot capture ...
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How to change the default filename for screenshots with the new gnome 42 screenshot tool?

I cannot figure out how to change the default filename for screenshots with the new gnome 42 screenshot tool. Die Screenshots are saved in my screenshot folder, but the name is not in the format that ...
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Is there any way to enable sketch tool automatically when I click the screenshot preview on Venture?

Today I upgraded my Mac to Venture, it seems the sketch tool is not auto-enabled when I click the screenshot preview, which means I should click the markup tool option and sketch button manually. ...
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Open Windows Snipps to Desktop

I take screenshots using Windows Snipping Tool. The flow is frustrating: Win+Shift+S to open the tool. Take the screenshot. Snipping tool closes and Windows generates an alert. Open the Notification ...
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Want to capture screenshot of multiple system using powershell. But don't know how

I have multiple system and every system having different display resolution. Minumum display resolution is 1024x768 and Maximum display resolution is 1920x1080. Don't know how to make this code auto ...
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How do I take a screenshot in SteamOS's Desktop Mode?

I want to take a screenshot of my Steam Deck's desktop in SteamOS 3.3.1. Normally I can take a screenshot by pressing Steam + R1, but this shortcut doesn't work in Desktop Mode. I tried to manually ...
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Horizontal Scrolling Screenshot

Is there a way to take a horizontal scrolling screenshot? I am using a web-app and would like to take a wider screenshot including all the columns in the bottom pane. The problem here is that I can't ...
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Take long / scroll screenshot in the browser for paywalled content [duplicate]

How do I take a scrolling screenshot of a long webpage inside a paywall? Note the webpage requires log-in and purchase, which I already did. In Firefox / Chrome, the Print button only gets me the ...
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My Computer can only take one screenshot. It will not allow me to take another screenshot unless I restart it first

Basically exactly what the title says - my computer will take one screenshot, then fail to be able to take any screenshots (the darkened screen with the ss options will not even show up) until the ...
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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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Copy a window's titlebar's text?

How can I copy the full text of a Windows program's titlebar, the actual letters not just a screenshot, to then paste into e.g. Notepad? In this example, I'd like to get the literal text screenshot....
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How do I get a decent and printable pdf file of a webpage that contains mathjax?

My attempt: I first went to the webpage, then pressed ctrl+shift+s. Then I pressed "save full page". Then I got a nice preview. Then I pressed download. The file downloaded as a png. (I ...
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My MacBook Pro is 2560x1600 native resolution, when I capture a screenshot, why it is 2880x1800?

My MacBook Pro is 2560x1600 native resolution, when I capture a screenshot, why the captured image is 2880x1800? I don't understand. https://support.apple.com/kb/SP754?locale=en_GB Retina display 13.3-...
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Awfully large screenshots; is there anything to do about this?

My new laptop has half-4K display. In order to look "usable" Windows 11 suggests 300% scaling on all elements. Most UI elements looks just fine, but Snipping Tool is not able to recognize ...
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Screen capture completes before I have selected area I want captured

I'm a longtime Greenshot user and am familiar with how to use it. For the past month or longer, when I select the Print Screen button on my Windows 10 PC, I am able to start to do my capture but ...
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Is there a way to procedurally generate screenshots of a set of elements within an HTML document? [closed]

I've got a webpage with a table that has a large number of rows, and I'd really like to be able to generate a screenshot of each of the <tr> elements within it without having to do it manually. ...
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Annotations for Gnome Screenshot tool

The new screenshot tool in Gnome 42 looks pretty neat. But most of the time, when I take a screenshot I need to highlight something by adding an arrow or text. I used to use flameshot for that, but ...
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ShareX send capture to program like Outlook, Word, OneNote

I am looking for a solution to send the capture / screenshot directly to a program / app like word, outlook or onenote. In the actions example there is paint.exe Save the capture and then open it in ...
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integrated way to take screenshot of a region and save it [duplicate]

I ask this question because I believe there are lots of users interested in it: I like the Windows + PrtScr combination that saves a screenshot of the entire screen on C:\Users<Username>\...
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How to automatically screen shot a website at an interval Without Disturbing Users?

I'm back! So my chrome test went well, even ended up making an edge version and rolling with it because when I close the program with keystrokes Edge doesn't come back all whiney about how I shut ...
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Why does my old Firefox backup contain several screenshots of a fraction of my screen?

To start, a few innocent examples: As you can see, they seem to all capture the same "slice" of my screen. They are all in .png format and occupy the /AppData/Local/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/...
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How can I map the "Print Screen" button to start a "crosshair" screenshot via Skitch app on Mac?

CmdShift5 is supposedly the shortcut / hotkey to start a crosshair screenshot, but: A) That hotkey doesn't work very well. (What I want to replicate is the type of crosshair screenshot I can take by ...
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FFMPEG: How to select X evenly spaced frames from a variable-length video including the first & last frame

I need to extract a given number of evenly spaced screenshots from a "walkaround" video ensuring that the first and last frame are included. I've tried using -r and select="mod" ...
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Windows HDR and screenshots

When I take screenshots with HDR enabled in Windows 11 21H2, they are washed out. This is whether I take them with PRNTSCRN or I use the Snipping Tool. Is there a solution to this problem other then ...
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Hubstaff screenshots -- what about virtual desktops?

Does anyone know if Hubstaff screenshots will monitor active virtual desktops, not just the desktop that the widget is on? I am required by work to have screenshots enabled, but work remotely and don'...
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