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Updated: 08/09/2012 08:08 AM
Author: Shiju Mathews
You can capture any of the following types of snips:
Free-form Snip: Draw a free-form shape around an object.
Rectangular Snip: Drag the cursor around an object to form a rectangle.
Window Snip: Select a window, such as a browser window or dialog box, that you want to capture.
Full-screen Snip: Capture the entire screen.
After you capture a snip, it's automatically copied to the Clipboard and the mark-up window. From the mark-up window, you can annotate, save, or share the snip. The following procedures explain how to use Snipping Tool.
To capture a snip:
Click to open Snipping Tool.
Click the arrow next to the New button, select Free-form Snip, Rectangular Snip, Window Snip, or Full-screen Snip from the list, and then select the area of your screen that you want to capture.
To save a snip:
After you capture a snip, click the Save Snip button in the mark-up window.
In the Save As dialog box, enter a name for the snip, choose a location where to save the snip, and then click Save.