Copying Icons

  Paisley 15:57 10 Dec 2003
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Can anyone tell me how I can copy desktop icons such as recylce bin and folder so that I can use them in a word document?

  Diodorus Siculus 16:02 10 Dec 2003

The easiest way is to click the print screen key on the key board and paste into a graphics program. Then you can cut the particular icon you want and paste into the word document.

  Paisley 16:06 10 Dec 2003

when you say graphics prgram could I use paint?

  Diodorus Siculus 16:08 10 Dec 2003

Yes, Paint will do it.

  leo49 16:08 10 Dec 2003

Or you could use a program such as IconXtractor to hoover out the icons from any file.

click here

  Paisley 16:10 10 Dec 2003

Thank you just one more thing how do i just copy a single image rather than the whole desktop

  Diodorus Siculus 16:12 10 Dec 2003

If you want just the active window, hold the alt key while pressing the print screen.

Don't know about individual icons though.

  Paisley 16:17 10 Dec 2003

have sorted it just need to select the individual icon in paint and copy and paste to document thanks for the tips

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