A couple of weeks ago I was presenting to a group of teachers, one of whom asked a question that I realized wasn’t addressed in a related how-to guide. During the ensuing break, I decided to work on revising the how-to guide, a process that included taking a couple of screenshots, much like this one (below).
Several of the teachers who were watching me develop this guide were in awe of the tool that I used to create my screenshots, the Snipping Tool. One of the hidden secrets in Windows, the Snipping Tool is one of the utilities that I use on an almost-daily basis. Whether I’m creating a how-to guide, developing a presentation that includes examples, reporting a software error, sharing a Google Map, or capturing a website, the Snipping Tool is my go-to.Continue reading Handy Tools: the Snipping Tool