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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2022 8:39 pm 
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I don't seem to be the only one who ran into this problem. You could use the snipping tool to capture the screen, but I wrote a little program
just the same (I don't need any bells n' whistles, just a damn screenshot). If anyone's interested, when I finish screwing with it I'll upload it.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2022 9:40 pm 
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I have not had this issue myself. The only time I experience not being able to take screenshots (they came out completely black) was when I had an laptop with only integrated Intel GPU.
And of course, if the game is installed in "Program Files", make sure to run it in admin mode, otherwise you might not have write permissions to the folder which could also cause the game not to save screenshots.
Feel free to upload the tool when you're done with it ;)

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:40 am 
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Print screen works for me, I've taken a heap of in game screen shots

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 26, 2022 1:23 pm 
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codemuk3y wrote:
Print screen works for me, I've taken a heap of in game screen shots


It's an odd thing. Checked settings, couldn't find anything amiss. From web searches, I apparently am not the only one with this issue.
What I wrote wouldn't work for full screen gaming as you need access to the taskbar. Mainly, I did it for TresEd and website captures. Ms'
snipping tool works fine, but then it shows you the damn capture, then you have to save it, assign it a name; a bit convoluted for what I
was looking for. My captures go immediately to a documents/screencaps folder -

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ScnCapture program link: https://www.mediafire.com/file/qapig1n0 ... e.zip/file

(Tested on Windows10 only)


Program is designed for quick screen_captures. User must have access to the taskbar to access the program,
so you cannot take a screen capture if taskbar is not visible (ie. games running in full screen). I placed
the ScnCapture folder inside of of the Program Files (x86) Folder to ensure stability on a 64bit system n'
right clicked on executable and chose 'pin to taskbar' for easy access and availability. Another option is
to choose 'Pin to Start'

Screen captures are stored inside Documents/ScreenCaps folder (program creates this folder upon first use,
or if it is unintentionally deleted or moved (checks when program is first opened). Pics are numbered se-
qentially (ie. Scn_Capture_1, 2, etc) though will be overwritten if previous ones exists with each use of
the program.

You can either use the button to capture the screen, or the [tab] key. Do not move, edit or delete folder
labeled 'resources' inside of program's main folder (it contains required graphics and sound file (wav)).

Due note, the program's window must be up (visible on screen) before using the capture button or tab key.

Anyways, how useful the program is to others is up for debate, it's just something I needed at present . . .

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Anthology_CE - TC Level Final (Spitter): https://www.mediafire.com/file/waw5e05r ... 2.zip/file
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2022 1:21 am 
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When I press the Print Screen key, the game crashes and a completely black screenshot is generated. However, I can use AMD Software to safely take screenshots with hotkeys (Ctrl + Shift + I) and I think NVidia has a similar feature.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2022 2:43 am 
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Have you tried holding the FN key and hitting Print Screen? I seem to recall that working on the school computers we had when I was in college. No idea why some Win10 PCs were like that.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2022 1:00 am 
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My keyboard doesn't have an FN key, but I doubt that's the problem. The fact that a screenshot is generated at all seems to indicate that the correct key was struck, but the screenshot is blank for whatever reason. I think it's a hardware compatibility issue. Maybe Trespasser doesn't like AMD GPUs and Intel integrated graphics.


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Yet another reason to dislike Win10, I guess...

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Could be useful down the road as Tres runs into compatibility issues with ongoing new Windows versions. Thanks Rebel.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 19, 2022 4:47 pm 
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Thanks, Drac. I actually have a use for it, mainly for tresed caps and online. Beats the hell out of hitting the print screen button, then opening up a bitmap, pasting it, then saving it.
This way, all the snapshots are inside the screencaps folder waiting for me (they do get overwritten with his new session, but so long as the program is placed on the taskbar another
session wouldn't begin until you shut your computer down and restart). Even with ms' snipping tool has too much bs associated with it -

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Final Updates Below:

Anthology_CE- Tc_Prequel Final : https://www.mediafire.com/file/tvk87fl3 ... l.zip/file
Anthology_CE - TC Level Final (Spitter): https://www.mediafire.com/file/waw5e05r ... 2.zip/file
Anthology_CE - tc_isle Level Final: (Spitter): https://www.mediafire.com/file/zxzv7bud ... 2.zip/file


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