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Posting a screenshot when describing a problem is sometimes helpful. To do this: Posting a screenshot when describing a problem is sometimes helpful. To do this:
-* Set up the programs the way you want them to appear in the screenshot.+# Set up the programs the way you want them to appear in the screenshot.
-* Press the Print Scrn button on the keyboard, normally to the right of F12. Nothing will appear to happen.+# Press the Print Scrn button on the keyboard, normally to the right of F12. Nothing will appear to happen.
-* Open an image editing program such as Photoshop, MS Paint, or The Gimp.+# Open an image editing program such as Photoshop, MS Paint, or The Gimp.
-* Press Ctrl+V to paste the screenshot into the program.+# Press Ctrl+V to paste the screenshot into the program.
-* Save the screenshot as a PNG or a GIF.+# Save the screenshot as a PNG or a GIF.
-* Close the image editing program.+# Close the image editing program.
-* Go to [http://www.imageshack.us/ ImageShack] and upload the file you saved.+# Go to [http://www.imageshack.us/ ImageShack] and upload the file you saved.
-* Copy the code given in "Hotlink for forums (1)" and post it in the thread where you reported your problem.+# Copy the code given in "Hotlink for forums (1)" and post it in the thread where you reported your problem.

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Posting a screenshot when describing a problem is sometimes helpful. To do this:

  1. Set up the programs the way you want them to appear in the screenshot.
  2. Press the Print Scrn button on the keyboard, normally to the right of F12. Nothing will appear to happen.
  3. Open an image editing program such as Photoshop, MS Paint, or The Gimp.
  4. Press Ctrl+V to paste the screenshot into the program.
  5. Save the screenshot as a PNG or a GIF.
  6. Close the image editing program.
  7. Go to ImageShack and upload the file you saved.
  8. Copy the code given in "Hotlink for forums (1)" and post it in the thread where you reported your problem.