RE: Screen Capture Software

Subject: RE: Screen Capture Software
From: "Michael West" <mbwest -at- bigpond -dot- net -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 06:24:11 +1000

Christine wrote:

> Cropping screenshots, on the other hand, can save you from having to
> resize them. My standard approach is to crop the screen capture to show
> the particular area or object that I'm writing about at the moment at
> 100% size. That way, instead of one big blurry picture followed by a
> couple pages of commentary, you get small, readable images interspersed
> with the text.

Now *that* would be a pleasure to read and use!
Beginners -- please take note!

To gild the lily a bit, you can make these look
quite neat and clean by "fading" the edges to white.
This tells the viewer that they are zoomed in on a
small segment of something bigger.

I use the spray gun and eraser tools in PaintShop to do
this, but I'm sure there are other means as well.

Mike West
Melbourne, Australia


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