Re: Screen Capture in DOS

Subject: Re: Screen Capture in DOS
From: Duncan J Watson <duncan -at- HASP -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 1996 17:35:28 -0500

Reply is below.

> Scripsit sherron -at- HERRON -dot- CTEXT -dot- COM in TECHWR-L Digest:

> >Salve populi,
> >
> >I need a way to capture a graphical display from the video screen
> >running in DOS, and save it as a manipulable file such as *.bmp,
> >*.pcx, or even *.eps.
> >
> >My usual work environment is OS/2, but the application in question
> >will only run in a DOS full screen session.
> >
> >I'd appreciate any information leading to the arrest and conviction of:
> >1) A screen capture program that runs in DOS.
> >b) A way to make PRINT SCREEN print to a file.

If you hit printscreen in a full-screen dos window under Win 3.1, Win NT, or
OS/2 (I never tried under Win95) the contents of the dos window are copied
into the clipboard. You can then paste this into your tool of choice.

Best of Luck,

Duncan J Watson Email:Duncan -at- hasp -dot- com
Tech Support Manager/Sys Admin Ph#: +1 212 564 5678
Aladdin Software Security Inc Fax#: +1 212 564 3377
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