SOLVED Best snipping tool to capture active window


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Can you recommend a snipping tool that will allow me to capture windows dialogue boxes that appear from time to time or to copy and paste only part of the desktop to a document.
 
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I use the Snip & Sketch tool that replaced Snippy. It's a key combination of Windows key + Shift + S, can capture portions of the screen including most Context menus while visible on the screen. An example before hitting Post reply here:
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If desired I can click that capture to open Snip & Sketch to further work with it and save, etc. Another example:
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Should add. It also has shortcut key which can be activated in the settings. All you need to do is click the shortcut (prntscrn), and a small popup allows you to selec the usual options _ lasso: rectangle etc..
 
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Thanks for your replies. I was aware of the Snip and Sketch tool but had never really looked in to it. Since you've recommended it I've watched a video on how to use it and will definitely make use of it! Many thanks for taking the time to help me out!
 
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I think the only issue with some folks will be getting the key combination working, I use my left hand for it, thumb, pinky, index.
 
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The shortcut key gets you around that.
I have to avoid that on a couple of Notebooks, wrong choice on PrntScrn toggles the Wireless w/Bluetooth On or Off. What is default of the F keys on some keyboards requires using the Fn combination on others, designated by the color markings.
 

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