print screen again

  highside 13:52 28 Jan 2005
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I can capture an active window OK using print screen or key strokes, paste etc, but no way can I print the whole desktop in WIN XP. As I read it just pressing SCREEN PRINT should copy the desktop? Or am I wrong as usual

  Chezdez 13:53 28 Jan 2005

the print screen button takes a snapshot of your desktop

press it, then open paint and ctrl+V (paste)

  Completealias 13:54 28 Jan 2005

Nope just pressing print screen should do the job

  Completealias 13:55 28 Jan 2005

Then paste in a suitable application such as paint

  Chezdez 14:10 28 Jan 2005

also, if you want to capture a specific window, make that window the active window, hold alt and then press print screen

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