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  1.    1 Week Ago #21

    Thank you xTL
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  2.    1 Week Ago #22

    Bree, What is the story with PAINT in Windows 10? I had heard that they were not going to offer it. Now I am told it is an option but it is going to be taken away in the future. What does this mean? You can not use the PRINT SCREEN key on your keyboard or you will be able to still use it (after they do away with PAINT) and if you will be able to still use PRINT SCREEN where does it get saved? To your clipboard? If so will you be able to then EDIT it and save it to your computer as a Jpeg file? I am confused. Now it seems I use PAINT every day. I will print a document then open that document, PRINT SCREEN> Paste> Save as Jpeg> open Jpeg> edit /crop> save the edit. I then use that Jpeg to post on Facebook or send in emails where you can INSERT a photo. Works for me, rather than trying to ATTACH a PDF file.
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  3.    2 Days Ago #23

    Is anyone seeing my last question?
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       2 Days Ago #24

    spetho2001 said: View Post
    Bree, What is the story with PAINT in Windows 10?.
    Sorry @spetho2001, I only just spotted your question.

    MS Paint will be removed in a future version of Windows. But MS have said that they intend to offer a free Paint app from the Store that (they say) will do much the same as Paint. See...

    MS Paint is here to stay in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    Print Screen copies to the clipboard. You can then paste that into any app. You currently paste it into Paint to save it as a jpeg, but you could paste it into anything else, such as adding it as clipart in a Wordpad document.

    You can also paste into the new Paint 3D and save as a jpeg, so even if the new Store app version of 'good old' Paint doesn't arrive, you'll still be able to save a screenshot as a jpeg.

    The Snipping Tool is another alternative for taking a screenshot and saving as an image file. That too is due to be replaced in the next version of Windows (due out in October) with a new app called Snip & Snatch. From comments Insiders have made, it seems to be an acceptable improvement on the old Snipping Tool.
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