Almost every PC user early orlate encounters with the need to make a screenshot (a screenshot), say, to issue some step-by-step instructions or to visually show the resulting window with an error, advising on forums with computer "gurus." If you have Windows 7 installed, you can take a screenshot. Scissors program.
The Scissors program is a standard application of Windows 7 (in the versions of Home Expanded, Professional and Maximum). With this program, you can to make a screen shot in Windows 7 and save it in a graphical format (GIF, JPG, PNG) or as a web page (HTML format), and send it via email.
The "Scissors" program is in the "Standard" category of programs, to start it, click Start, point to All Programs → Accessories → Scissors. With the help of the program, you can take a screenshot of the entire screen, or a single element or window. You can also take a snapshot of an itemrectangular or arbitrary shape. To select the shape of the fragment to be cut, click on the arrow next to the "New" button and select the desired option from the drop-down list.
The "Scissors" program allows take pictures of automatically collapsing menus (for example, the Start menu). For this, after starting the program you needpress the Escape key. Then open the required menu and press Ctrl + PrintScreen. Then select the desired type of screenshot from the list by clicking the arrow next to the "New" button, and highlight the desired menu.
The program "Scissors" provides the ability to edit the result. Instruments "Marker"And"Pen"Allow you to select specific areas in the screenshot and add notes, if necessary. A tool "Elastic"Helps to remove misplaced lines.
The Pen tool, by the way, has several settings. In the "Tools" menu, select "Pen", then "Configure". You can choose pen color (there are 16 colors in total), thickness (thin, normal, thick) and a type (a placard pen or a feather with a round tip). In order for the pen settings to take effect, in the Pen menu, select the Custom feather item.
After editing, you can save the file in PNG, GIF, JPG or MHT format, copy it to the clipboard or send it by e-mail. The saved graphic file can bein addition to process in any graphic editor how you will need. A screenshot that you copied to the clipboard can be pasted either into a graphical or text editor.
The "Scissors" program has a number of configurable parameters (they are available in Tools → Options). Most of them ("Hide instructions text", "Always copy fragments to clipboard", "Offer to save fragments before exit", "Show superimposed screen when scissors are active"), we think, are understandable without additional explanations.
The item "Include URL under snippets"Refers to the screenshots stored in theformat MHTML (MHTML). This means that if you cut out part of the page from Internet Explorer and save it in MHT format, a link to the page will automatically be created below the image, from where you cut the fragment (if the option is enabled). And the parameter "Allocation"Refers to the contour of the excerpted fragment. You can turn the outline on or off, or select one of the 16 colors for it.
The program "Scissors" allows you to easily and quickly make a screenshot of the screen in Windows 7, edit it and save it in the correct format. Of course, many prefer to take screenshots"In the old-fashioned way", with the PrintScreen key, or use more "heaped" programs with more options. But as one of many alternatives, the Scissors program has a right to exist.