Output tool summary

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These output tools appears after specifying the selection area.

 

Save

Opens a dialog for saving the image to any directory as a PNG, GIF, JPG or BMP file. For PDFs, see below.

Specify JPG file compression on the Output tab of the Options dialog box.

 

Copy

Copies the image to the Windows clipboard for pasting to other applications, including email.

Technical note: depending on the format used by the target program, your selected output color depth may not be applied. You can customize whats placed on the clipboard on the Output tab of the Options dialog box.

 

Print

Prints the image normal size, unless it doesn't fit the paper - in which case the image is reduced to fit. Specify orientation and time stamping on the Output tab of the Options dialog box.  Note about print quality

 

Print Fit

Proportionally enlarges (or shrinks) images to fit one page. Tip: for wide images, check mark Landscape in the Print Setup dialog. If the printout isn't sized correctly, check if the printer has its own fit or scale settings. Use the printers features, or CaptureWiz, but not both.

 

Sticky Note

Stickies enable you to keep information on your desktop for reference. Stickies are saved to disk and reappear when you reopen CaptureWiz.

To hide all sticky notes, on the capture bar click View / Hide Stickies. Click again to make them reappear. This function is also available on the taskbar notification icon context menu.

 

Email

Opens a new email and attaches a compressed image file. Email notes

 

Editor

Opens the image in an image editor. The default editor is Microsoft Paint, which has improved over the years and is surprisingly good for annotating screenshots.

 

To switch editors, click the Editor tab in the Options dialog box. More info.

 

Multi

Capture multiple areas without starting over. View the captured images in the viewer.

 

View

Opens the captured image in the viewer. From there, edit the image and choose multiple outputs.

 

Later

Saves the image to a temporary folder. View it later in the viewer.

 

 

Copy File Path

Copies the images file path to the clipboard. Handy for inserting captures into email.

 

PDF files

PDFs have become a standard format for sharing information. In Windows 10, you can output screenshots as PDF files by clicking Print, then selecting Microsoft Print to PDF.

 

To FAX a captured image:

1  Click Print.

2  In the Name field of the printer dialog, select a fax device, if available.

Video demo of the QuickSave tool:  http://www.youtube.com/user/pixelmetrics