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Nimbus ScreenShot - Quick Guide

Last Updated: Jul 17, 2017 12:17PM EDT
How to Create Screenshot
How to take a screenshot of an area of the screen?
How to change the number of seconds in the countdown timer for Delayed Screenshot?
Looking to record video from your screen (screencasts)?
Looking to take a fragment screenshot?
Can I add numbers to just the shapes I want?
What's the little lock in the editor for?
How to create an area (rectangular for instance) that will contain half-transparent text for better selection of a fragment from a screenshot?
I want for the rectangular or text tool to be active in the editor from the beginning rather than the arrow.
How do I send a screenshot in Nimbus Note?
Why  do  I keep seeing fixed elements on the screenshots, like ads for  instance?
Is it possible to use the title of the page I took a screenshot of as the file name when saving the file?
Can I change the shape of the shadow around objects and its color?
How do I remove the numbers next to the figures?
I want to take instant screenshots, by clicking N, is that possible?
How do I change text size?
How do I edit a local image from my computer?
What do some of the options in settings stand for?
How do I highlight text?
How do I take a screenshot of a different window (such as Photoshop)?
How to send screenshot to Slack?
Can I hide Slack panel?
How to copy a screenshot to clipboard in Google Chrome?
There are too many unused modes in the main menu. Can I hide the ones I do not need?

Can I disable the hotkeys I do not need?
I have problem with Nimbus Screenshot :(



How to Create Screenshot

There are 3 ways to capture your screen:

a) With the help of the   button in your address bar.

b) With the help of the context menu;

c) With the help of a hot key that you yourself assign in the program settings.

There are a few modes for creating screenshots in Nimbus Screenshot:

Visible part of page - Makes a screenshot of just what you see on the screen.

Capture fragment - You can select a whole fragment on a site (for instance, an article) and make a screenshot of it.

Selected area & Selected and Scroll - lets you select the needed fragment on a site.

Entire page - makes a screenshot of the whole page.

Browser window (only for Google Chrome and Chromium) - allows making a screenshot of the window of any other active program like Photoshop or Skype.

Blank screen - allows creating a screen of arbitrary size or edit a picture from your PC.

How to take a screenshot of an area of the screen?

Select Selected Area, then holding the left house button down select the area you need and press on the checkmark.

How to change the number of seconds in the countdown timer for Delayed Screenshot?

You can do it using Settings in Delay before delayed screen (s).

Looking to record video from your screen (screencasts)?

Please read our help - How to record video from screen (screencasts) - Quick Guide.

Looking to take a fragment screenshot?

Click on Capture Fragment. Use the mouse to select the desired fragment on the site. You can take a screenshot of one fragment at a time. Then click the Save button to save the screenshot or send it to Editor to make some changes.



Currently the add-on allows for capturing the whole web page, the whole browser window, the part of the browser that you see on your screen or a selected section of the screen. It also lets you create your own model from scratch.

As soon as you have captured the image on your screen, you will be redirected into the Editor window. If you don’t want to edit anything, simply click “Done”.

Nimbus ScreenShot Capture offers you the following tools:

Magnifying glass for zooming in and out on the screenshot 

Resize tool for setting the size of the screenshot

Crop tool for cutting the required fragment out of the screenshot

Circle tool for drawing circles

Rectangle tool for drawing squares and rectangles

 
Pencil tool for drawing custom shapes
 

Straight and curved line tools for drawing lines of different shapes

 
Straight and curved arrow tools for drawing arrows of different shapes

 
Text tool for adding custom text to the screenshot
 

Sticker tool for adding stickers with custom text to the screenshot
 

Color and size tools for resizing the objects on the screenshot and changing their color


Blur and Blur All tools for concealing desired sections on the screenshot
 
Undo/Undo All and Redo tools for canceling or repeating previous operations or undoing all changes to the original screenshot (Undo All)
 
When you are done editing the screenshot, click “Done”.

Use the window that opens next in order to save the screenshot on your hard drive, send it to Google Drive or print it.

Can I add numbers to just the shapes I want?

Yes, to do that please use the Deliberate numbers button.



What's the difference between and  ?

  allows adding numbers only next to required elements.




  adds numbers next to all elements one after another.



What's the little lock in the editor for?

If you already have a few shapes drawn on your screenshot/image (arrows, lines etc) you may experience trouble drawing any new ones - they overlap with the previously created shapes and the editor switches to those. To avoid such problems we added a new feature - an edit lock. Using this lock you will be able to forbid editing of any old elements in a single click and create new ones without a problem.



How to create an area (rectangular for instance) that will contain half-transparent text for better selection of a fragment from a screenshot?

1) Press on Fill and select the required fill color (1);

2) Set the needed degree of opacity (2);



3) Select Rectangular shape and select the required fragment of the screenshot.



I want for the rectangular or text tool to be active in the editor from the beginning rather than the arrow.

You can absolutely set default elements yourself. Just right-click on the desired tool and confirm the action.

How do I send a screenshot in Nimbus Note?

1) Create and edit your screenshot

2) On the page the screenshot was saved, add your comment in the Comment and Upload form or just press Send to Nimbus.

3) Enter your Nimbus account information or create a new account.

4) Select a folder to save the screenshot in. If you do not need a link to your screenshot, check 'Private'.

5) Press the Save button, after which the screenshot will be sent to Nimbus Note.

Why  do  I keep seeing fixed elements on the screenshots, like ads for  instance?

Try changing settings to option Hide fixed elements.

Is it possible to use the title of the page I took a screenshot of as the file name when saving the file?

Of course! In settings, there is the Filename Template item:



 The following values can be included in the file name:

 {domain} - file name will contain the domain name.
 {url} - file name will contain the page's full URL.
 {title} - page title will be used in the file name.
 {date} - file name will contain date on which the screenshot was made.
 {time} - file name will contain time when the screenshot was made.

 You can also combine values, for example:

 {domain} {time} - the screenshot name will contain the domain name and the time it was made.

Can I change the shape of the shadow around objects and its color?

You sure can. In editor, click  and select required parameters (size and color of shadow).




How do I remove the numbers next to the figures?

 Open settings and uncheck "Display Numbers near objects"

I want to take instant screenshots, by clicking N, is that possible?

It sure is! Open settings and check "Enable quick capture (do not show popup)". Then select required action from the list.

How do I change text size?

To change text size, you can use the same button that you use to change line size. Just press the size-changing button and select the desired size.



How do I edit a local image from my computer?

Select menu item Blank Screen, then press Open and select the desired image. You will be able to edit that image as you would a regular screenshot.



What do some of the options in settings stand for?

You can read more information about settings here -
https://everhelper.desk.com/customer/portal/articles/2804521-nimbus-screenshot-for-browsers-s-settings---quick-guide

How do I highlight text?

Press the highlight button and select the required text fragment with the mouse.



How do I take a screenshot of a different window (such as Photoshop)?

Select the Browser Window menu item and click on the desired program in the window that appears.


How to send screenshot to Slack?

1) Make a screenshot and edit (if required) in the editor.

2) Press on Slack in the outgoing window.



3) Sign in to your Slack team

 Important! Nimbus Screenshot does not have access to your messages, files and private information! Nimbus Screenshot only uploads files to Slack and creates a new message.

4) Select required channel or username from the list.



5) Write a comment (if needed) and press Send to Slack.

Can I hide Slack panel?

Yes, you just need to press Hide Slack Panel.

How to copy a screenshot to clipboard in Google Chrome?

You need to right-click on the picture and press on Copy image.

There are too many unused modes in the main menu. Can I hide the ones I do not need?

Yes, you can now customize this menu in settings. Just check the modes you do need in Main Menu Settings.



Can I disable the hotkeys I do not need?

Yes, just choose Disable for the hotkeys you do not need.



I have problem with Nimbus Screenshot :(

Please check our troubleshooter - https://everhelper.desk.com/customer/portal/articles/2842552-nimbus-capture-for-browsers---troubleshooter

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