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Author Topic: Saving Tips  (Read 4058 times)

Offline Marydh

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Saving Tips
« on: November 04, 2018, 07:49:53 PM »
Hi All. 
I've been wondering about the easiest way to keep all the good info that's been posted on the forum.  Candice, I think you mentioned something about documents.  Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. 
Thanks,
Mary

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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2018, 01:40:21 AM »
I use a program, it's free, that's called XNView.  I do a lot of screenshots and save them to folders.
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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2018, 09:35:59 AM »
Hi Mary, like Candy I do plenty of screenshots of tips and videos and save them to a folder on my computer. Also use bookmarks to pages and/or links that have gems I think I'll use in the future. The trick for me is labeling the bookmarks so they will make sense to me down the road.

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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2018, 09:48:13 AM »
I have a really good method - I lose mine and ask Shadow... :funny:
never giving up......learning from others as I go...

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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2018, 10:03:35 AM »
 :halo:

Offline Candice

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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2018, 10:38:17 AM »
Lynn!!!    :funny:   :hug:
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Offline Marydh

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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2018, 10:42:40 AM »
You girls are too  funny.  Yeah, I was thinking screenshots.  Candice Iíll check out XNView.
Thanks,
Mary

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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2018, 11:20:32 AM »
Screenshot on a mac is shift+command+4
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Offline Marydh

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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2018, 12:42:01 PM »
Thanks Kiska.  Yeah I knew about that but I was hoping I could copy then paste into a document folder on my Mac instead of screenshots.

Offline Jo Ann Snover

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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2018, 01:09:52 PM »
Thanks Kiska.  Yeah I knew about that but I was hoping I could copy then paste into a document folder on my Mac instead of screenshots.

With something on the clipboard, you can use Preview on the Mac to save it as a document. Just select "New from clipboard" from the File menu. In the Save dialog, you can select JPG (the default is PNG which is larger and may not be as convenient , depending on how your stuff is organized.
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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2018, 01:22:28 PM »
OR you can double click the name and change to a jpg...



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Offline Shadow

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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2018, 12:03:09 PM »
You gals got me wondering about Windows ... here's a nice summary of the different ways to do screenshots for win 7 - 10.   https://www.lifewire.com/take-screenshot-windows-7-8-10-4049964

Offline Marydh

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Re: Saving Tips
« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2018, 12:22:16 PM »
Thanks everyone.  I got it.