Re: Partial Screenshot Indicators

Subject: Re: Partial Screenshot Indicators
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2015 05:09:42 -0400

Also, my employer would never consider equipping us with a useful tool like
Snagit. But I've found the open source Greenshot to come close to matching
what I can do with the former tool.

> Chris

On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 5:07 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> What Robert said. > Chris
>
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 3:06 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
>> I always crop screen shots. Unless you're documenting an operating
>> system, there's rarely if ever a situation where it's necessary to
>> show the whole screen. It's obvious to the user that you're just
>> showing the relevant bit, so no reason to worry about it.
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 4:48 PM, Lesli Ritchie
>> <Lesli -dot- Ritchie -at- mediware -dot- com> wrote:
>> > I am creating a User Guide for a software application. Often, a
>> screenshot of the full screen is useless, because it's so small in printed
>> documentation. I typically don't do this, but only add a partial screenshot
>> that highlights the text describing it. Are there any rules for indicating
>> that the screenshot is partial? I don't like the look of a jagged edge, but
>> wonder what other folks do in this situation.
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References:
Partial Screenshot Indicators: From: Lesli Ritchie
Re: Partial Screenshot Indicators: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Partial Screenshot Indicators: From: Chris Morton

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