You can easily capture only a pane or panes of a window or parts of the desktop, i.e. the taskbar, by pressing [Ctrl][Shift][W] and selecting the pane or desktop item. The following screen shots capture panes of the Windows Explorer window.
The ruler tool measures the mouse cursor position, in pixels, horizontally or vertically. Click on the hole in the ruler to open the menu. In this example, the mouse cursor is at pixel position 110 horizontally.
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By Alan Norton
Alan Norton began using PCs in 1981, when they were called microcomputers. He has worked at companies like Hughes Aircraft and CSC, where he developed client/server-based applications. Alan is currently semi-retired and starting a new career as a wri...