What happens to the original snip after clicking ''new'' in windows 10's Snipping Tool?

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    Does it get saved anywhere?

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    It appears to do the same as PrntScrn, saves to the Clipboard but overwrites a previous save. The biggest advantage is being able to directly Paste into this Forum or a program, even Save without having to open Paint or other graphics editor. Microsoft Office 2007 and later have a different clipboard, can save more than one clip.
     
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    Just used the snipping tool to make three quick snips, without saving any.
    Opened Microsoft Word 2016 (365 suite) opened the clipboard in word and found that evidently there is a shared history as all three clips were available.
     
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    I get the same experience as Bighorn. I can only make one clip. A subsequent clip overwrites (deletes) the previous one.
    I am not using 365, but, certainly, nothing appears in Word 2016.
    fwiw. I can only make on clip without saving. I guess we all have different combinations of settings. If I do NOT save, I am unable to make another snip.
    I am not on the insider track, currently, but I understand they have reintroduced a useable clipboard which might take care of this?
    I use a third party tool (snagit) which does allow the user to view and edit several snips. There are quite a few third party offers, some free.
     
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    Got me there!
    Maybe a feature of 365? Either I cannot see it or it doesn't exist in the desktop Word??
    I dont use the cloud feature either. That could be associated with it?
     
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    I think, the point is, or at least should be, with regards to the OP's question
    The snips are indeed saved to the clipboard and are kept in clipboard history until the computer is rebooted, much the same as it has been since the days of XP, where we actually had a clipboard history viewer built in to the OS.
    Now we have to rely on other means, I just happen to use the Office clipboard, while others might find a third party utility for viewing clipboard history a better choice.
     
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