Window Clippings

Tutorials and frequently asked questions

How to create a freehand selection

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This tutorial assumes you’ve installed Window Clippings and have already learned how to create your first screenshot.


1. Open Window Clippings and make sure that “Prompt for selection” is selected. Now click the “Create screenshot” button.

Window Clippings


2. Notice that the screen dims in preparation for your selection.

Selection surface


3. Hold down the Alt key on your keyboard and then hold down the left mouse button and drag the mouse pointer across the screen to create your freehand selection. The resulting shape is highlighted to show your selection.

Freehand selection


4. If it’s not quite right simply repeat step 3 until you’re satisfied. When you’re ready press the Enter key on your keyboard to capture the selection.



Written by epsitec

27 November 2010 at 7:12 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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  1. Ok, but why there is no more cropping after selection like in version 2?


    26 August 2012 at 12:59 am

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