RE: Screen Capture Question

Subject: RE: Screen Capture Question
From: "Carnall, Jane" <Jane -dot- Carnall -at- compaq -dot- com>
To: 'TECHWR-L' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2000 10:21:55 +0100

Barb Y asks:
>1) If Paint will yield good results with such a thing,
>wih most software (I can't test it yet - I am not into
>their software yet) ?

I've found that using Print Screen, then pasting into Paint, provides a
good-quality image that can *then* be used as the basis for a GIF file (or
whatver you use). You can also edit the image somewhat in Paint to tidy up
screen-dumps, focus attention on an area of the screen, increase the size of
vital text.

At the moment I'm using this in CorelDraw, but I have used the same process
with other software and always found it gives a good clear image.

E-mail me offlist if you want more details.

Jane Carnall
Technical Writer, Compaq, UK
Unless stated otherwise, these opinions are mine, and mine alone.





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