Capturing Screens and Windows with the Snipping Tool
After you edit your snip, you can copy it to the clipboard by clicking Copy and then
paste it into a document or email message by accessing the document or message and
then pressing Ctrl-V. To save your snip to a file, click Save As. In the Save As dialog
box, type a filename for the snip, use the “Save as type” list to select the file type,
such as JPEG or PNG, and then click Save.
Setting Snipping Options
By default, any snips you capture have a thick red selection line around them. The
selection line is meant to help you distinguish snips from other content if you later
add the snips to other documents. You can change the color of the line or stop using
the selection line by following these steps:
1. In the Snipping Tool, click Tools and then click Options. This opens the Snip-
ping Tool Options dialog box shown in Figure 13-4.
2. To set the ink color for the selection line, click the “Ink color” list and then
choose the color to use.
3. To stop using the selection line, clear the “Show selection ink after snips are cap-
4. Click OK.
Figure 13-4. Setting snipping options