Client/Server Installation
Starting and Using ScreenPrint
Quick Start Basics
Program Startup
Using the Print Screen Key
Using Alternate Hotkeys
Capture Completion Indicator
Minimizing, Restoring and Exiting
Main Window
Selecting a Capture Method
Full Screen
Active Window
Active Window Client Area
User-Defined Rectangle/Circle
User-Defined with Repeat
Mouse Selected Region
Full DOS Screen
DOS Capture Under XP
Dual Monitor Captures
Selecting Your Ouptut
Auto Recover
Selecting a Graphic Format for Captured Images
Selecting and Viewing Captured Images
Saving Images
Save As
Quick Save
Save to Catalog
Saving Images in JPEG Format
Deleting Images
Printing Images
Emailing Images
Copying Images
Pasting Images in MS Word and PowerPoint
AutoCapture Timer
Clearing the Clipboard
Setup and Configuration
Auto-Memory Settings
ScreenPrint Setup
Print Options
Print and Capture Options
Start and Exit Options
Image Editor Options
Default Image Save Folder
Configuration Folder
Email Message Settings
Saving Your Configuration
Password Protection
Password Protection Setup
Enabling Password Protection
Disabling Password Protection
Changing Your Password
If You Forget Your Password
Printer Setup
Export to PDF
Thumbnail Viewer
Opening the Thumbnail Viewer
Selecting/Working with Thumbnails
Weblink Image Cataloger
Rules for Cataloging Images
Creating a Catalog
Saving Images to a Catalog
Opening/Closing a Catalog
Removing Images from a Catalog
Moving Images between Catalogs
Moving Images Saved in the Current Session into a Catalog
Deleting a Catalog
Renaming a Catalog
Importing Images into a Catalog
Linking Images to URLs
Saving Web Images as Visual Bookmarks
Visiting an Image’s Linked URL
Adding Notes to Web Images
Viewing/Editing an Attached Note
Image Editor
Toolbar Icons
Menu Bar Functions
Special Effects
Batch Conversion
Technical Support
Purchasing/Volume License Quotes
Copyright and Trademark Notice

ScreenPrint Platinum User Guide

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Mouse Selected Region
The Mouse Selected Region capture method is effective for capturing fixed regions of a program's interface, including menu bars, drop-down menus, pop-up windows, etc.

About your screen going psychedelic:

Using Mouse-Selected Region can be somewhat disconcerting. Once you invoke this capture method, the colors of various elements on your screen will invert as your mouse cursor passes over them (for example, pass your mouse over the image below). Nothing is wrong with your display, and it will return to normal after you complete your screen capture

To use this capture method:

  1. Select Mouse Selected Region.

  2. Press the Print Screen key to activate the Region Selector, which inverts the colors of screen elements as your mouse cursor passes over them.
  3. Move your mouse cursor to different areas of the screen and stop on a color-inverted area that you wish to print and/or capture.
    Note: While in this mode you can switch from one program to another, open windows, run programs, click on drop-down menus, etc. For example, if you want to capture or print a drop-down menu, you can click on "File" on a program's menu bar to open the drop-down menu and then position your mouse on the menu until the colors invert.
  4. Press the Print Screen key to print and/or capture the color-inverted area. Note that the colors will not be inverted in the captured or printed image.

Notes about the Region Selector:

When you move your mouse cursor to an area of the screen that becomes inverted, a sub-selectable area may exist within that inverted area. An example of this is shown in Figures 1 and 2 below. In Windows Explorer, holding the mouse cursor over the area that contains the "Folders" title (Figure 1) inverts a particular area. Moving the mouse cursor down to the file list box (Figure 2) reveals a sub-selectable area. When you press the Print Screen key, only the area that is inverted will be printed and/or captured.