Introducing the Microsoft Snipping Tool
Very few people check out every accessory that is offered on Windows Vista and most people are not even aware of the Microsoft Snipping tool. Everyday across America, people are still using the print screen key, saving the screen shot in a program with cropping tools and finally saving the cropped section. This cumbersome task has all changed due to this new tool.
To use the Microsoft Snipping tool do the following:
- Pull up the Windows Start menu,
- Click on All Programs
- Scroll down to the “Accessories” folder- There on the list of accessories, you will find the Snipping tool.
- Once you have chosen the area you want to snip, it automatically appears in another screen and you can use the pen, highlighter, email or save it. You can snip the entire page or just one small section.
Microsoft Snipping Tool Usage
Microsoft Snipping Tool is a great applications for business as well as personal applications. For those that develop PowerPoint presentations this is a dream come true. You can copy screenshots, images or anything else that shows on the computer screen with just a snip. Then simply add it to your presentation. This tool makes it fast and easy. For example, you receive an email from a co-worker that contains information that you would like to send to another associate, but he or she included some personal information, you can just snip what you need!
On a more personal level, this is a tool that you can have a great deal of fun using. Many times, you will come across information you may want to share with family or friends. Usually you send them the page address through email. With the Microsoft Snipping tool, you can just snip the area that you want and send it. You can add a comment if you have a digital pen or highlight an area for emphasis. You can also snip people out of photos or draw on photos that you have snipped!
The Microsoft Snipping tool is catching on as more people become aware of it. It is a very useful tool that will save you a great deal of time especially in a fast-paced business environment. As far as personal uses, you will just have a great deal of fun with this tool. It is very simple to use and if you have a digital pen for your computer, you will really love this tool. This has made screen capture as easy as possible.