Windows 10: screen sketch not capturing my desktop Solved

  1. Posts : 52
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       01 May 2017 #1

    screen sketch not capturing my desktop

    I've just discovered Windows Ink, and sketchpad works fine with my graphic pen + tablet. However, when I tried screen sketch although I could draw on the desktop image, when I saved a png it only saved the ink not the background image. Any clues what I'm doing wrong ? Do I need to be signed in for Ink to work - I just use local account.

    My pc is up to date - video drivers, CU etc. I haven't installed any graphic tablet driver - it just seemed to work. It might be a bit difficult find any tablet drivers - made by AGK and I got it in a bargain bin at the supermarket several years ago. I doubt it's a driver problem since I can draw OK.

    Any suggestions welcome.
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  2.    04 Sep 2017 #2

    Hm, I didn't used Windows Ink, does this software have layers? Maybe you have to select all layers (with background) to save it. with BG.
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  3. Posts : 52
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       04 Sep 2017 #3

    I'd forgotten about this post.

    It was my rubbish old graphic pen/tablet that was the problem. I bought an entry-level Wacom (CTL 671 - about 22 x 17 cm 85 at Amazon) and everything works fine now. I find Ink really useful - I do a bit of 3D design using Cinema 4D, and use Ink + Wacom on my 2nd monitor for sketching out ideas, doing math equations etc. I've tried other software, but full screen Ink on a 27" does just what I want. Sometimes I feel like Sheldon on Big Bang Theory with his white board.
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