#1  
Old 09-01-2002, 09:24 AM
jhauptman jhauptman is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 1
Question Print Screen/SysRq

What does the key Print Screen/SysRq actually do and how do you use it?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-01-2002, 09:29 AM
Squiredan's Avatar
Squiredan Squiredan is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: East Quogue, NY
Posts: 190
It will take a snapshot of whatever is on your screen at the moment. You can then paste it into a program like MS Paint, save it and you have a picture file.

Alt + PrtScr will give you a shot of the ACTIVE window.
__________________
Win98SE, Outlook 2000,
IE6, MS Office 2000
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-01-2002, 09:32 AM
Rosie's Avatar
Rosie Rosie is offline
Sr CRS Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Tulsa OK
Posts: 1,032
Smile Print Screen

The Print Screen key allows you to Copy (take a picture of) the window you are currently viewing. This is what people are referring to when they say they are taking a Screen Shot.

To copy an image of the window that is currently active, press ALT+PRINT SCREEN.
To copy an image of the entire screen, press PRINT SCREEN.

Note:

To paste the image into a document, click the Edit menu in the document window, and then click Paste.

As for the SysRq, you'll have to get an answer to that from one of the gurus in here. I don't have a clue.


Hope this helps.

TulsaRose
__________________
Dell OptiPlex GX260, WinXP Pro SP3, IE8, Chrome, Avira, MBAM, SpywareBlaster, SAS, WOT
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-01-2002, 09:35 AM
Angel's Avatar
Angel Angel is offline
Have an awesome day!
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Illinois
Posts: 2,546
Thats how everyone is posting a picture of thier desktop on one of the threads. Its very interesting to see them. It could also come in handy as someone mentioned, in case you are getting error messages, you can show the actual message. Quite a good idea. Someone also mentioned using it to show settings if you are getting ready to change something so you can put it back exact, if need be. btw, it won't look like it does anything till you go to paste it, and its there like magic. Well, technological magic. Ok, its cool!!!!
__________________
Image hosted by Photobucket.com
Windows 7 Pro, 3 ghz, 3 GB RAM, Firefox 24, IE 10 (unused)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2000-2011 WorldStart, Inc