Thanks found this thread while googling for a way to add Paint. To capture the drop-down menu, click at the corner of where you want to capture your image, then hold down the mouse button while you move to a new position, drawing a rectangle around the part of the screen you wish to capture, then let go. Every time I would open the menu I needed to capture, it would disappear as soon as I selected the Snipping Tool. However, you can see a preview - or buy a slightly older version of the book - on Lulu. In order to keep the menu follow the steps below. The information about taking screenshots of open menus is located toward the end of the article.
It should look something like this: You can also use this method to capture any right-click context menus in Windows. Of course, there are many snipping options with the snipping tools to learn to use before you can make a screenshot. If it is not or you are unsure, select the arrow next to the New button in the Snipping Tool window, choose rectangular snip, and then select the area of the screen capture that your want. Deselecting this option will prevent the overlay from appearing. Now, you may right click a picture to check the Sent to menu. If so, when you press it, it got a screenshot of 1,2,3 as many monitors you have, a whole full screen, the you use Paint or called Paintbrush and you select what you want.
Do not close the Snipping Tool, just let it hang out there with the window still open. Unfortunately, the question was about the Snipping Tool 's send to menu, not Explorer. You can choose between 0 and 5 seconds the default is 0. This captures the entire screen, including the open menu. The Delay feature is useful if you are trying to take a copy of something that requires you to perform an action first. Maybe occasionally you would want to send a snip to email, but I would rank email near the bottom on my list of programs that make sense to send snipped images to.
Too bad this isn't supported. One had to first press the Print Screen key on the keyboard, open Paint program and then press Ctrl + V hotkey to take the snapshot. Edit the capture When you are done, the image will be transferred to the snip it tool editor. The first time it will ask you if you would like to add a shortcut to the Quick Launch menu. You can also just click on Start and type in snipping. The first of these options is the Ink Color of the pen that can be used to draw on the snip image. In Windows 10, the Snipping Tool has all the same features as before, but also adds the ability to take a delayed screenshot.
Snipping Tool, included in Windows Vista and later, allows you to take screenshots, as well as edit and annotate them. In a recent Internet exchange on this topic, a Microsoft Support Engineer suggested a solution that involved using OneNote in conjunction with the Snipping Tool. An example of this is in the initial Snipping Tool window, which displays help text below the main menu choices. Top on my list would be an image editor program like Paint. Get to your computer and start the main menu by clicking the start button.
First, locate and start the Snipping Tool. The snipping tool editor will let you perform some basic image editing, like pen tool, highlighting and erasing of something. Take a screenshot of a menu with the Snipping Tool Windows 7 The Snipping Tool is a handy-dandy little Windows 7 utility that makes it easy to take screenshots. Selecting this option will remove help text in various areas of the Snipping Tool application. Right now all that is available is email but there are times when I would like to send the snip directly to a printer. There is no preview of the Word 2010 book on Amazon.
This snip lets you draw any shape with your mouse pointer and then takes a screenshot of the selected area. Unfortunately, the question was about the Snipping Tool 's send to menu, not Explorer. In those few seconds, you can go open the popup menu or right-click menu and then just wait till the screen capture starts. We are dedicated to helping small businesses do more. For example, the developers went to the trouble of creating a Send To menu, but the only program available to send to is email.
With various options that the Snipping Tool has, you can capture the entire screen with the help of Full-Screen Snip, any active dialog box or window of any wizard using the Window Snip, any particular area of the screen in rectangular shape using the Rectangular Snip, or you can also cover any random shaped area of the computer screen that you want to capture by using the Free-Form Snip. To buy my book, Formatting Legal Documents With Microsoft Word 2010, on Amazon. To buy my first book, Formatting Legal Documents With Microsoft Office Word 2007 on Amazon. Then you can select what kind snip you want to make free form, rectangular, window or full screen and grab your screenshot. Chances are that you were not successful in doing so. Even though it is not as powerful as Snagit, it still has some very useful functions for different types of screen captures.
By default, while you are taking a screenshot with the Snipping Tool, a white overlay displays on the area that will be captured. The third is the Windows Snip option; this will allow you to capture a selected area of windows or even a dialog box, which you wish to capture. However, if you have had the latest Windows Update then you will notice there is a message advising the Snipping tool is moving as shown below. The only way to capture pop-up menus and tooltips in Windows 7 and 8 is to use the old-fashioned method of setting up your screenshot, hitting the PrintScreen button on your keyboard, and then pasting the image in Paint for cropping and saving. We really value your support and feedback here at. Most standard Desktop's keyboard still have it. Once you have your context menu press ctrl-printscreen or ctrl-PrtScn and you will be in grabbing mode where, with your mouse, drag around the context-menu.
Next, open the menu you want to capture. However, you can see a preview - or buy a slightly older version of the book - on Lulu. Help Text Displayed Help Text Removed 2. This is a powerful option because it helps you to capture areas of the screen that is not regular. If the result is satisfactory then you can send the image via email by using the email icon or by using the send menu option on the main menu. Not to mention with the help of Snipping Tool you can easily capture the screenshots of almost everything that is displayed on your computer screen. There are lots of tools out there for taking screenshots in Windows.