Automatic save of screen question

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Uri Blass
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Automatic save of screen question

Post by Uri Blass » Tue Sep 02, 2008 12:05 pm

I can save a specific screen by clicking on print scrn and using
Start->Programs->Accessories->Paint
and clicking on select->edit->paste
file->save as

I would like to have an option to save the screen that I have with new name every time that I like without doing this long process by one click on PrinyScrn and I would like to know if it is possible to do it.

name of the file should not be a problem and the first screen can be saved as xxx1.jpg when the second screen can be saved as xxx2.jpg when generally screen n can be saved as xxxn.jpg

I think that it may be interesting to see chess source code not only in the final form but also during the construction of it and I think that there is more chances that we are going to see it if people have an easy way to save screens during the process.

Uri

mcostalba
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Re: Automatic save of screen question

Post by mcostalba » Tue Sep 02, 2008 4:39 pm

Uri Blass wrote: I think that it may be interesting to see chess source code not only in the final form but also during the construction of it and I think that there is more chances that we are going to see it if people have an easy way to save screens during the process.

Uri
Perhaps a version control system (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revision_control) is more up to the task then a list of jpg files of the PC screen.

Marco

grant
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Re: Automatic save of screen question

Post by grant » Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:20 am

Uri

There is a screen capture program called Screen Hunter.
http://wisdom-soft.com/sh/index.htm

Grant

Anil
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Re: Automatic save of screen question

Post by Anil » Fri Sep 05, 2008 3:27 pm

Uri,

You can also try:

PrintKey 2000

It has an Auto Save Timer which is explained here: http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/tip/18714.html

Download: http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file/f ... ds_monthly

OR

If you want a manual print screen and Auto Rename then: http://www.americansys.com/ps.htm

Both are free!

Dirt
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Re: Automatic save of screen question

Post by Dirt » Fri Sep 05, 2008 8:20 pm

IrfanView, a nice free file viewer to have anyway, has command line options that I think will what you want. It can do a screen capture and save the file with a name containing the time. There is an example in the help info.

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