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Several of you expressed the opinion that if I was already using PSP then
there was no real reason to change.
Other packages mentioned included
* Hypersnap-Dx (2 votes only, but a previous techwirler favourite going on
archives a couple of years back)
* Hijaak Pro
* Capture Pro
* 20/20 (www.hotfreeware.com - this one seems to be free!)
* Visual Capture
A couple of people were quite happy enough with Print Screen feature of
and also http://www.prc.dk/user-friendly-manuals/ufm/tip-9806.htm "Resizing
of bitmaps", which includes the background info + the (partial) solutions --
partial because resizing of bitmaps will always result in a decreased image
quality. <this last sentence was lifted completely form Peter's e-mail>.
As for the file format to use for our documentation (my third question), I'm
really not sure as I'd like to be able to take one screenshot and use it
multiple times (FrameMaker, output to printer via pdf and output to pdf for
the product cd (colour for the cd obviously, but colour or b/w for printed?)
and HTML/CHM). Watch out for more questions on this (once I've tried the
archives of course)...