Making Print Screen Screenshots in Windows

You can capture a screenshot of almost anything that appears on your computer by using any of the following methods in Windows: There is a great free tool called Greenshot that works with the Print Screen button. It allows you to capture any part of the screen you want. Greenshot includes extra features like: Sending your screenshot to the clipboard, a printer, your email application, Powerpoint, Word, Excel and upload directly to Confluence or Dropbox. Opening the image in the Greenshot image editor where you can annotate the image with arrows, shapes, lines and text as well as apply any of several special effects. Includes many advanced … Continue reading

Using Irfanview to Speed-up a Slow Web Page by Reducing the Size of Images

Does your webpage take a very long time to show up the first time you open it in your browser? Does it even take more time on slower Internet connections? The problem might be the size of your image files. Always resize and apply changes to the original image in order to preserve the best possible quality image. The two biggest causes for large images which cause your website to be slow include: The height and width of the image are too big The quality of the image is too high I have seen many people upload stock photos or … Continue reading

Can’t Print to HP Officejet from Photoshop Elements

Can’t seem to print from Photoshop Elements? You’re not alone. People have reported similar problems from Photoshop Elements 7, 8, 9 and 10 from Windows Vista and Windows 7. It either prints a blank page, causes the printer to go into an error state or doesn’t do anything at all. The problem isn’t just with HP printers either. The cause appears to be that the names of the printers are too long. As a result, the short form of the names of the printers (printer and fax) are identical. The solution is to rename one the printer or the fax to … Continue reading