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At the title says, can you take screen shots and save them ?

Trying to build a QA type of macro for webpages.

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I haven't tested it, but you could try:

(1) Text Type [PrintScreen] to get the screen shot into the clipboard,
(2) Program Launch to start Paint or some other graphics application,
(3) Text Type Ctrl-v to paste from the clipboard,
(4) Text Type save commands to the graphics app, then commands to exit from the graphics app.

Also there are screen-grabber applications that you probably could run via macro commands -- see commands for launching of programs. 

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I just tested this (in MEP), and it took a "picture" of the active window and placed it on the clipboard:

 

Text Type (Simulate Keystrokes): <ALT><PRTSCR>

 

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I do this often enough, the question prompted me to set up a macro to do it.  This is with ME3; ME Pro would be the same.

//  
// Capture screen with PrintScreen key, start Paint program, paste screen shot
//  
Text Type: <PRTSCR>
Delay 300 Milliseconds
Launch and Activate: "mspaint.exe"
Delay 300 Milliseconds
Text Type: <CTRLD>v<CTRLU>
// 

 

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cool thanks guys.. didn't know there was a print screen command.. i even looked for it !!

 

thanks i'll start building.

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"Print screen" is not a Macro Express command.  It is a keyboard key, which you can have Macro Express "type" by using the Text Type command.  

printscreen.jpg

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<PRTSCR> is available (as "Print Screen") on the drop-down list labeled "Misc Keys" in the "Text Type" window. 

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