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locked sticky #TIP : Simple taking of screen captures of individual windows, the desktop or arbitrary areas. #TIP

HamApps Support (VK3AMA)
 

If you want to take captures of individual windows, the entire desktop or arbitrary areas of your screen, it is extremely easy using a tool built into Windows since Vista. The Snipping Tool its called.

Screen/Window captures are the preferred method of capturing images for posting to the forum. Taking a digital photo using your cell/mobile phone is not suitable and takes far longer (more steps)  and often produces oversized/slanted images

A couple of simple online tutorials...
https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/help/13776/windows-use-snipping-tool-to-capture-screenshots
https://computertutorflorida.com/2011/10/windows-7-built-in-screenshot-tool/

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