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myming

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    HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
    « on: June 11, 2019, 04:26:58 AM »
    good morning everyone,

    on my ancient win 7 i'd like to take a screen shot .

    all the sites i tried say to press PRINT SCREEN >
    TO CLIPBOARD.

    i don't have CLIPBOARD.  really, i looked for it...


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    Salmon Trout



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    Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
    « Reply #1 on: June 11, 2019, 10:13:10 AM »
    Every computer has a clipboard. It's where things go when you choose 'copy' or 'cut', and it's where they come from when you choose 'paste'.

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    Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
    « Reply #2 on: June 11, 2019, 11:07:46 AM »
    Expanding on what Salmon said... Press PRINT SCREEN to take a screenshot which will put it into a special memory location called the CLIPBOARD.  Open a program capable of displaying images such as MS Paint.  Select PASTE and the screen shot will be pasted from the CLIPBOARD to MS Paint.

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      Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
      « Reply #3 on: June 11, 2019, 12:25:49 PM »
      hello strollin,

      thank you for responding, BUT

      i have NO clipboard.  i've searched twice.

      i DO have Chrome which lets me copy/paste.  BUT,
      it won't let me copy/paste a picture from You Tube.

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      Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
      « Reply #4 on: June 11, 2019, 12:42:24 PM »
      1. How did you search for the clipboard?

      2. You can paste a shot from YouTube using the Snipping Tool

      https://www.groovypost.com/howto/howto/take-screenshots-windows-7-free-snipping-tool/





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        Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
        « Reply #5 on: June 11, 2019, 12:46:44 PM »
        hello mr. salmon,

        i REALLY do not have a "clip board".

        i use chrome's copy/print but it will NOT copy/print
        c/p a picture off You Tube...



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        Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
        « Reply #6 on: June 11, 2019, 01:03:52 PM »
        Myming

        1. Open Notepad.
        2. Type "Hello".
        3. Highlight what you just typed.
        4. Click Edit on the menu bar at the top of the Notepad window.
        5. Choose Copy.
        6. Open a new Notepad.
        7. Click Edit on the menu bar at the top of the new Notepad window.
        8. Click Paste.
        9. "Hello" appears in the new Notepad window.

        You just used the clipboard.


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        Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
        « Reply #7 on: June 11, 2019, 01:11:21 PM »
        Do you mean your pc's cut and paste functionality is broken?


        Some third party clipboard apps in case one of those work better than what you have  :P
        https://www.getpcapps.com/software/utility/best-clipboard-manager-software-windows.html

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        Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
        « Reply #8 on: June 11, 2019, 06:19:41 PM »
        Snipping Tool...as Salmon mentioned above...
        " Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. "

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        Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
        « Reply #9 on: June 11, 2019, 07:23:33 PM »
        As I alluded to in my previous post, the CLIPBOARD is simply the name for a reserved place in memory that is used as a temporary "scratch pad" to temporarily store items during copy/paste operations.  It's not a program or an application or a location you can easily access or would find by doing a search.

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          Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
          « Reply #10 on: June 16, 2019, 08:00:29 AM »
          THANK ALL OF YOU !!!

          found out i have to move.  😡

          can't put anything into use because i have to pack.

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            Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
            « Reply #11 on: June 23, 2019, 08:00:00 PM »
            if you are just looking to get a photo off youtube I love the snippet tool. look under your start menu type snippet.

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            Re: HOW TO TAKE A SCREEN SHOT
            « Reply #12 on: June 24, 2019, 11:59:27 AM »
            I am Windows 7 too and I did not realize it's ancient, is it? Here is what I do:

            1. press the "Prt Sc Sys Rq" button to the upper right of keyboard
            2. use Photoshop (or MS Paint would do which is default under Start menu)
            3. select File > New
            4. select Edit > Paste
            5. select File > Save As