Window Clippings

Tutorials and frequently asked questions

How to select a rectangle

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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. Simply hold down the left mouse button and drag the mouse pointer across the screen to create a rectangle. The resulting rectangle is highlighted to show your selection.

Drag rectangle

 

4. If it’s not quite right simply drag the mouse across the screen again to create a new selection. When you’re ready press the Enter key on your keyboard to capture the selection.

Result

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25 November 2010 at 2:16 pm

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How to select multiple windows

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This tutorial assumes you’ve already installed Window Clippings and 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. Click on the first window you’re like to capture.

First window selected

 

3. Now press and hold the Ctrl key on your keyboard and click the second window you’d like to include.

Second window selected

 

4. You can include as many windows as you need using the Ctrl key to add or remove windows from the selection. When you’re ready press the Enter key on your keyboard to capture the selection.

Result

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25 November 2010 at 2:05 pm

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How to create your first screenshot

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This tutorial assumes that you’ve just installed Window Clippings and this is the first time you’re using it.

1. Open the Start menu and click on the Window Clippings shortcut.

Start menu

 

2. The Window Clippings application appears. Notice that “Prompt for selection” is selected by default. Go ahead and click the “Create screenshot” button.

Window Clippings

 

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

Selection

 

4. Move you mouse around. As the mouse pointer moves over different windows they will be outlined indicating that you can select them.

Window outline

 

5. Once your mouse pointer is over the window you’d like to capture simply click the window to select it. Notice the window is now highlighted.

Selection

 

6. At this point you can either accept your selection or click another window to change your selection. To capture your selection as a screenshot simply press the Enter key on your keyboard. You can also capture the selection by double-clicking the mouse or by pressing Ctrl+C on your keyboard. You will then be prompted to save the resulting screenshot.

Result

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25 November 2010 at 1:49 pm

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How to install Window Clippings

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This tutorial assumes you have an Internet connection that will allow the web installer to download the installation package. For an offline installation, or if you experience any problems with the default installer, you can download the full installer here.

 

1. Go to http://windowclippings.com and click on the download link near the top of the page.

 

2. If your browser asks you whether you want to Save or Run the downloaded file then choose Run. Window Clippings will prepare to install.

Preparing to install

 

3. Windows will ask you to confirm whether you want to install Window Clippings. Click Yes to allow the installer to complete.

Do you want to allow...

 

4. The Window Clippings installer will now complete the installation for you.

Installing Window Clippings

 

5. In a few moments the installation will complete and you will be asked to accept the license agreement.

Thanks for installing

 

6. Window Clippings is now installed and ready to use.

Ready to use

 

7. If you already have a license key then click on the About tab and enter or paste your license key into the text box. If not you can buy a license online now but feel free to give Window Clippings a try first.

Enter your license key

 

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24 November 2010 at 9:31 pm

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