Secret Windows Snipping Tool Function

Windows Snipping Tool comes built-in to Windows, found in the ‘Accessories’ folder under your start menu programs.. It really sucks to use unless you know this little undocumented secret hotkey shortcut:

  • Select Snipping Type from the “New” drop-down menu
  • Minimize Snipping Tool
  • Hit Ctrl + PrtScn to Take a New Snapshot of your choice

This isnt available even in the Snipping Tool help section.. its obviously just the programmers over at microfart wanted to have a great functioning tool for themselves..
makes you wonder if all the problems with microfart software are really even problems for them too, or if they have all the secrets to make things work properly for themselves..
———————————
If you arent happy with Windows Snipping Utility, I recommend this Greenshot Screenshot Utility

Greenshot has alot more options, as well as the following PrintScreen hotkeys:

  • Capture Region – PrtScn
  • Capture Last Region – Shift + PrtScn
  • Capture Window – Alt + PrtScn
  • Capture Full Screen – Ctrl + PrtScn
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s