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Vista: how to use Scissors?

In Windows Vista appeared many innovations, for example, of Scissors , or Means of allocation of fragments of the screen (/Windows/System32/SnippingTool. exe; 269KB).

To make a screen picture (a so-called screenshot ) - not a problem (see. What is a screenshot and snepshot? Part 1 and What is a screenshot and snepshot? Part 2). But Means of allocation of fragments of the screen is more advanced tool, it is pleasant to work with it. Scissors allow not only to do a picture - both all screen, and any its part (any form!) - but also artly to process the made picture without application of third-party graphic editors, to keep and send by e-mail.

How to start Scissors

Press Start-up -> All programs -> Standard -> Scissors . The small window of the program with line of heading Scissors will be started .

For fast start of Scissors can create a label on Panel of fast start , for this purpose after start of Scissors choose the menu Parameters . In a dialog box Parameters of scissors establish a tag to Display a badge on the panel of fast start -> OK .

How to work with Scissors

- start Scissors ;

- in a window of the program click to the shooter near the Create button , choose in the menu fragment type ( Any form , the Rectangle , the Window , All screen ); - carry out

by the cursor around area which needs to be removed;

- the removed fragment will be copied in a program window at once;

- now you can process artly removed fragment by means of tools ( the Feather - for inscriptions, the Marker - for allocation, the Elastic band - for removal of unnecessary parts; to put it briefly - a scope for creativity and a chudotvorstvo!) ;

- if to you needs to keep your work, press the File -> to Save as ; in the appeared Keep window as choose the place for saving the file, set a name (the name of the Picture file ) is by default offered and file type (it is by default offered. jpg , are available also. png . gif . mht ), press the Keep button ;

- if you want to send somebody your masterpiece by e-mail, press the File -> to Send -> the Recipient of an e-mail (or the Recipient of an e-mail as ) -> to Send investments .

The note

When is started by Means of allocation of fragments of the screen , the image on the screen becomes more faded until the fragment for shooting is selected. To disconnect this effect, open the menu Parameters . In a dialog box Parameters of scissors remove a tag to Show the imposed screen when scissors are active and press OK .]