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Old 05-06-2007, 12:36 PM
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Need a quick background?

I discovered that I could use a screen shot of my screen saver to create a quick background that was perfect for a fireworks poster project. I used a Mac utility called "SnapZPro" to grab the image, because you usually can't use key strokes to grab a screensaver because you will just stop the screen saver and be taken to the desktop. SnapZPro gets around this problem.

SnapZPro is commercial, but you may be able to find free/shareware screen shot utilities that will do the same thing for Mac or PC to let you grab some of those beautiful fractal patterns that some screen savers do.
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Old 05-06-2007, 05:03 PM
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Re: Need a quick background?

Elegant results... and easy to do.

Appreciate you (once again) sharing your "real world" knowledge with us, Dee Dee...

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