How To: Capture Perfect Screenshots

I was reading the an article about the IE8 Blocker Toolkit and when reading the comments, someone was flaming about how bad the screenshots were because of the rough edges.  I personally use the OneNote 2007 Screen Grabber that allows me to capture any size window from the screen.  Sometimes, however, hastily taken screenshots lead to results like the following.

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Notice the ugly borders from inaccurate screen grabs.  It’s really time consuming to align the mouse perfectly.  Well thanks to an anonymous commenter, I now know about ALT+PrintScreen which perfectly grabs the active window without the extra pixel bloat. 

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Unlike OneNote, though, the shots go straight to the clipboard so if you’re like me and miss the auto-notation capability found in OneNote, it may be limiting.  Personally I'll be using both OneNote and ALT+PrintScreen since each have their own benefits.

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