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Saving NXT remote screen? 
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Hello,
Is there some way to save the NXT remote screen to a file? It is difficult to get a good picture of the NXT's display due to glare and shadows. A file of the remote screen would be very useful for posting to forums or inserting into a document. What file types are suitable for posting to forums?

It seems I recall there is some general method for saving an active window as an image -but I can't remember the details.

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Dave

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I use zscreen to make screen captures. You can even select just a part of the screen to capture :)

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Gimp works really well http://www.gimp.org/


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I tried both zscreen and gimp. Both worked fine and both offer a near overwhelming selection of settings and formats for saving. Gimp appeared to have more help available and seemed to allow more editing after saving (almost reminded me of "Paint" or "Photoshop".

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Post Re: Saving NXT remote screen?
zscreen is only for capturing screens. Gimp is opensource Photoshop-like program. The reason I use zscreen is because it allows me to directly upload my captured screens to a variety of online image dumps.

I already use Photoshop Elements, so I have no need for Gimp.

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Xander,
Thanks for the further information. I was unsure if zscreen allowed editing. Zscreen fits my needed better (I have Photoshop elements too) so it's the one I'll probably stick with. Once Zscreen I got my desired setting in it, Zsceen was easy enough to use. I was kind of overwheled at first by all the tabs and choices.

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I'm a big fan of ZScreen as well. I just set it to automatically give me a tinypic URL and that's it. I believe that's even set as default anyway.

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