Capturing Screens and Windows with the Snipping Tool
Editing and Saving Your Snips
After you’ve captured a snip, the Snipping Tool window changes to Edit Mode. In
this mode, you can mark up a snip by using the pen, highlighter, or eraser tool. By
default, snips are captured using a single-file Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
format that can recognize separate text and image components. You can also save
snips as JPEG, PNG, or GIF image files so that the entire snip is handled as a single
Figure 13-3 shows the Snipping Tool in Edit Mode. From left to right, the buttons on
the toolbar are used as follows:
The New Snip button switches to New Snip Mode and discards the current snip.
If you click New Snip before saving a snip, the current snip is lost.
The Save As button allows you to save the current snip as a single-file HTML
document or as a JPEG, PNG, or GIF image.
Figure 13-2. Selecting your snip area by clicking and dragging to highlight the area to copy