Hi, I am about to be teaching a beginners class how to use Cubase SX and I was thinking of making some screen shots so they can take it home and have a visual guide. I want to do this at home but I have no printer and will have to print up elsewhere. My question; Is there a program that can capture what is on screen and save as a .gif or .jpeg? This would allow me to work out my classes at home and also edit the pictures at leisure.
I know this isn't a particularly music related thread but someone must know the answer. Thanks..
In XP, just press print screen. This will make a copy of your current screen to the clipboard. THen use a program like photoshop or even windows paint to paste it into a new document. That should do the trick!
(btw, it will capture the whole screen, so a paint package of some sort to crop out the bits you don't want would be useful)
On XP I think <CTRL> printscreen or <ALT> printscreen just copies the current highlighted window to the clipboard. Or is it <SHIFT> printscreen ???
it's something like that !!!
edit...i've just noticed that the forum has edited out my CTRL and ALT and SHIFT cos they were in greaterthan/lessthan signs...hence my post makes no sense at all !!!! oh well simonv said it better below !
Hi thanks for the tip, I will try snaggit perhaps another time, as time is indeed ticking before my class begins. These are absolute beginners and I am attempting to teach them to sequence midi using Battery software sampler. I am creating a handout so they can use the facilities outside of our class to practise their skills. It's a step by step guide so the mouse pointers will help clarify my words, leaving, hopefully, no confusion. There must be little drawings of mouse pointers that I can just add to my images. Anyone?
Thanks for all the helpv