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Clipper screen shot util runs! Sort of.

Posted: Tue Dec 21, 2004 5:01 pm
by SomeGuy
A while back I had been looking for a screen shot utility for ReactOS so I could take screen shots on real hardware. The smallest program I could find that seemed to stand a chance at running on ReactOS was a freeware program called Clipper:

http://www.hot.ee/mardu123/clipper/download.htm

At the time they just crashed when I tired to load them but I just tried them again and Version 2.0 and 2.1 actually start up and run now! (The newer versions I tried still didn't seem to work).

There is only one problem... nothing seems to happen when I press the print screen key. It is like it isn't getting they keystroke. (Clipper is supposed to automatically write a screen dump file. Normally in windows hitting print screen just copies an image to the clipboard and then you have to start a paint program to paste and save the image)

At any rate that's progress! :D

Posted: Wed Dec 22, 2004 12:07 am
by w3seek
ReactOS doesn't have a clipboard - that's why pressing the print key has no effect ;) (not that it was implemented)

Posted: Thu Dec 23, 2004 12:52 pm
by Dr. Fred
Why don't you make your screnshots in QMENU or VMWARE ?

Posted: Thu Dec 23, 2004 12:56 pm
by ma-games.de
Because there is a big difference to screenshots made on the "real devices". I think the graphics driver and stuff causes this.