Snip & Sketch
From WSU Technology Knowledge Base
Snip and Sketch
Snip and Sketch is a screen capture tool that allows you to draw, highlight, and crop a screen shot.
- When you first open Snip and Sketch , there is a button on the top left that says "New".
- If you click on the little arrow right next to "New" there will be a drop down menu which allows you to put a timer on when you want to screen shot.
- There is a 3 second option and a 10 second option.
- When you press "New" Snip and Sketch will close and show the next open screen.
- There will be a bar with 3 diffrent symbols.
- This allows you to chose what part of the screen you want in a rectangle shape.
- This allows you to select part of the screen in any shape.
- This allows you to screen shot the whole screen.
- This allows you to pull files from your computer to edit.
- These two are the Undo and Redo buttons.
- The first button looks like a small finger. (This pertains specifically to HP.)
- When this button is selected the touch screen can be used for drawing, if not selected the touch screen can't be used for drawing.
- You will know when it is selected because there will be a colored bar underneath.
- The first drawing tool is the Ball Point Pen.
- The second drawing tool is the Pencil.
- The third drawing tool is the Highlighter
- Each drawing tool has its own drop down menu which allows you to choose the color and size of each stroke.
- The fourth button is the eraser.
- When erasing you can only erase whole strokes at a time.
- When selected, there is a drop down menu that says, Erase all ink. This will delete any and all drawings made to the screen shot.
- In Snip and Sketch there is an option to have a ruler or protractor on screen while you draw.
- This can be useful for drawing straight lines or proper angles.
- When selected, there is a drop down menu that allows you to choose between a ruler or protractor.
- Snip and Sketch also gives you the option to crop your current screen shot.
- While in the cropping mode, you will see two symbols in the top right corner.
- Once you have your desired measurements, you can click the Check mark to save.
- If you want to start over you can click the No Symbol.
- The last 4 icons in the top right of the page would be the various exporting choices.
- The first button is to Save your work.
- The second button is to Copy your work.
- The third button is to Share your work.
- There are a few ways to share:
- Firstly, through contacts.
- Secondly, through wifi and Bluetooth.
- Thirdly, through Mail.
- This option uses Microsoft's mail app but gives you an option to set up your outlook account.
- The 3 dots at the very end of the bar bring a drop down menu when clicked.
- Here, you can open the screen shot into another program or print your screen shot.