Mike Wickham wrote: > SnagIt is probably the far and away favorite for capturing screenshots. It's > very powerful and inexpensive. In Windows, you can also use the Print Screen > key on your keyboard. It captures the whole screen. Then you open a new file > in Photoshop and hit Ctrl-V to paste the capture into Photoshop. You then > will have to crop out the part of the view that you don't want. Then save > the file. If you rarely need screen captures, this is enough.
To capture just the active window, use Alt + Print Screen. If you do it > often, SnagIt lets you point to a window and it can capture only the window. ... or a region of the window, or a menu and submenus, or a scrolling window, etc. (As you said, very powerful.) It also comes with the Studio program that let's you edit, crop, add shadows, callouts, torn-edge effects, etc. -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Suggested headline for theonion.com: "In Final Trip to Beijing, Bush Calls on Premier to 'Tear Down This Wall'" -- Malcolm Fleschner, Palo Alto, Calif., in The Washington Post