4 Taskbar Icon Window
To call out DuckShot taskbar icon window, simply right click on the DuckShot icon at taskbar notification area.
4.1 Show DuckShot Toolbar
There are 3 ways to show DuckShot toolbar:
Press on Show button of DuckShot taskbar icon window.
Press Print Screen key.
Left click on DuckShot taskbar icon.
4.2 Capture Window Image
Hover mouse over the list to preview the window. Left click item in the list to capture the image of the selected window. Setting of “Always store screen shots” determines whether image is quick saved or copied to clipboard. You can find this setting under Setting icon in DuckShot toolbar. See chapter 2.14.3 for more details.
4.3 Capture Full Screen
Press Capture full screen button or use CTRL + Print Screen hotkey combinations to capture entire screen. If you are using multi monitor displays, any screen with its bounds intersects with snip region will be included in full screen capture. See the following examples for better illustrations:
- Snip region fully inside display 1. Full screen of display 1 is captured.
Snip region fully inside display 2. Full screen of display 2 is captured.
Snip region intersects with both displays. Full screen of both display 1 and 2 are captured and combined into single image.
Setting of “Always store screen shots” determines whether the full screen image is quick saved or copied to clipboard. You can find this setting under Setting icon in DuckShot toolbar. See chapter 2.14.3 for more details.
4.4 Scrolling Capture
Scrolling capture is a feature to scroll a scrollable content into view, capture the content piece by piece, then stitch the pieces to form single image. Currently, DuckShot supports only vertical scrolling capture.
To perform scrolling capture:
Bring the window into view. Scroll the content to where you want to start scrolling.
Press Scrolling capture button.
DuckShot will scan through all the windows and look for all scrollable contents. This process might take fraction of a second to a few seconds depend on the number of windows and complexity of the window contents.
Hover mouse over the scrollable content you want to capture. Try to target the smallest scrollable region, otherwise you might be capturing the bigger parent control which might not scroll.
Once you have identified the scrolling region, left click to start scrolling capture.
Content will be scrolled automatically. Do not to disturb the automation. You may stop the scrolling anytime by holding the Escape key until the automation stop by itself.
Setting of “Always store screen shots” decides whether the full screen image is quick saved or copied to clipboard. You can find this setting under Setting icon in DuckShot toolbar. See chapter 2.14.3 for more details.
4.5 Quick Folder Access
To access folder of last save image or quick save folder, simply use the quick access buttons as shown above to call out the folder in Windows explorer.
4.6 Exit DuckShot
Press the Exit button to quit DuckShot. There are 2 scenarios where Exit is impossible:
DuckShot needs to restart to complete software update. You will need to complete the software update before you can exit DuckShot.
DuckShot is recording video/ GIF. You will need to stop recording before you can exit DuckShot.
Even though you can exit DuckShot before video or GIF is finished encoded, but doing do will result in loss of the video or GIF.