partial screenshot possible?

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by Jo-Anne, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Jo-Anne

    Jo-Anne Guest

    In Windows XP with IE8, is it possible to take a screenshot of just part of
    a webpage--for example, a webcam view without all the surrounding stuff on
    the page?

    Thank you!

    Jo-Anne
     
    Jo-Anne, Jul 30, 2011
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  2. Jo-Anne

    BillW50 Guest

    Yes, FastStone Capture (it's free) will. But you mentioned webcam view.
    As this and multimedia videos doesn't get displayed on the screen in the
    normal fashion. Although FastStone Capture will probably work for webcam
    views. FastStone Capture only captures still shots.

    If you want to capture part of the screen like recording it like a
    movie. That is a totally different type of capture software.
     
    BillW50, Jul 30, 2011
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  3. Jo-Anne

    Jo-Anne Guest


    Thank you, Bill! I downloaded and installed the program, and it is VERY
    good. It captured the webcam view without a hitch, and I can even directly
    email it without going into another program. The only problem is that it is
    not free. You get 30 days free and then you pay $20 or have to uninstall it.

    Jo-Anne
     
    Jo-Anne, Jul 30, 2011
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  4. Jo-Anne

    BillW50 Guest

    Oh really? It used to be free for home users. At least up to v5.2 for
    sure, because that is what I am using. Don't know what version this is
    no longer true. Here is v5.3. And according to them, was the last free
    version.

    FastStone Capture 5.3 (last freeware version)
    http://www.aplusfreeware.com/categories/mmedia/FastStoneCapture.html
     
    BillW50, Jul 30, 2011
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  5. Jo-Anne

    Mayayana Guest

    I've never used a webcam, but I assume you
    just mean that you want a section of the
    page/screen. If you're already using IrfanView
    you can use that to capture, then drag a selection
    onto the new image, Edit -> Crop Selection.
     
    Mayayana, Jul 30, 2011
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  6. Jo-Anne

    Jo-Anne Guest


    Thank you again, Bill! I removed version 6.9 and installed version 5.3. It
    works exactly the same (at least for my purposes), and I love it!

    Jo-Anne
     
    Jo-Anne, Jul 30, 2011
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  7. Jo-Anne

    Jo-Anne Guest

    Thank you, Mayayana! I do use IrfanView, but although I tried to use the
    capture feature, as you suggested, I didn't find it easy to use. For now,
    I'll stick with FastStone Capture 5.3.

    Jo-Anne
     
    Jo-Anne, Jul 30, 2011
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  8. Jo-Anne

    Mayayana Guest

    | I didn't find it easy to use. For now,

    Woops. Sorry. I see what you mean. I've used it
    in the past, but with the latest version I'm just
    getting a black rectangle, no matter what I do. I
    have no idea why. I do find that the basic XP shortcut
    works, though: Ctrl + PrtScr puts an image of the
    Desktop onto the Clipboard. IrfanView Edit -> Paste
    loads that into an IrfanView window for cropping.
    Then drag selection and Edit -> Crop Selection.
     
    Mayayana, Jul 31, 2011
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  9. Jo-Anne

    Jo-Anne Guest

    But with FastStone Capture, you can pick the part of the screen right away
    and then do whatever you want with it. It's very slick!

    Jo-Anne
     
    Jo-Anne, Jul 31, 2011
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