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From: "E. Allen Siebold" <>
Subject: Re: print screen
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 1998 13:08:58 -0500
With the hints of print-screening into MSPaint, it might be helpful to
know that once the screen print is in the clipboard you can paste it
into most anything that can handle graphics -- notably WordPerfect and
probably any word processor and print it from there.
One note: if <print-screen> doesn't work, try <ctrl><print screen>.
From: willhn <>
Date: Tuesday, December 22, 1998 11:41 AM
Subject: Re: FAMILY-ORIGINS-USERS-D Digest V98 #626
>That is true for text, but there is another method for
>those using Win95-98 and who have the Print Screen Key.
>Although the Print Screen Key no longer sends the contents
>of the screen to the printer, it does place those contents
>on the clipboard. You can then open MSPaint and while
>holding down the control key press the ' v ' (CTRL+V) and it
>will post the screen into a paint format. You can then
>print the file from MSPaint, or save it as a .bmp file.
>If you don't want the entire screen, only the window you
>have opened, hold down the ALT key while you press Print
>Screen. Then just go through the above procedures.
>This works great on some web pages if you want a copy but
>don't have to edit. You can't edit .bmp files.
>Also, it is a good idea to make a copy with the above method
>of your start-up screens, BIOS & CMOS.
>If you ever have a crash, these can help get your computer
>back to the original configuration. You might have to boot
>up several times and use the key described (on mine it is
>the DEL key) to stop at those screens and do a Print Screen.
>Date: Monday, December 21, 1998 5:39 PM
>Subject: Re: FAMILY-ORIGINS-USERS-D Digest V98 #626
>>Cut, Copy & Paste won't work unless you HIGHLIGHT the
>> Happy holidays!
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