Re: Using Auto Screen Shot Tools ~ Are They Helpful?

Subject: Re: Using Auto Screen Shot Tools ~ Are They Helpful?
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Jill Gallagher <jill -dot- gallagher -at- outlook -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:03:12 -0700

That's what Techsmith's video process suggests. You use the video to get a
sequential process to follow, and export only the individual screen
captures and variants you need. You also have the benefit of the working
process on which to base your written instructions.

I like that Snagit and Faststone capture do both video (with export) and
individual screen shots.

-Tony

On Saturday, April 11, 2015, Jill Gallagher <jill -dot- gallagher -at- outlook -dot- com>
wrote:

> I agree with the value of the video process. We also need static written
> instructions with screen shots due to the nature of our customer's delivery
> needs and the HIPAA compliance issues.
>
> Jill Gallagher
>
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> Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2015 12:28:43 -0700
> Subject: Re: Using Auto Screen Shot Tools ~ Are They Helpful?
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> To: jill -dot- gallagher -at- outlook -dot- com
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> I've fallen in love with Techsmith's concept of recording a video of the
> process and snapping screen shots afterward as you need them:
>
>
> http://blogs.techsmith.com/tips-how-tos/using-snagit-for-process-documentation/
>
> This would work well in your existing process. It would also capture drop
> down menus. If you set your tool to capture mouse movements you'll see the
> pointer as well.
>
> -Tony
>
>
> On Friday, April 10, 2015, Jill Gallagher <jill -dot- gallagher -at- outlook -dot- com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','jill -dot- gallagher -at- outlook -dot- com');>> wrote:
>
>
> My current process is to navigate through the software, digesting the
> material as the "user," while stopping to create each screen shot using
> Snippit (that's what we have here). This method allows me to name and save
> the screen shot and insert it into my document on the fly.
>
>
> â
>
>
> Also, can auto screen shot tools capture dropdown menus?
>
>
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Using Auto Screen Shot Tools ~ Are They Helpful?: From: Jill Gallagher
Re: Using Auto Screen Shot Tools ~ Are They Helpful?: From: Tony Chung
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