How to make a screen shot/picture of your character in game or of a error screen you may get on your computer
1) press the screen shot button ("print screen" ) on your computer keyboard.
If you are taking a screen shot of something in game... press ALT + V to make all your statistics and navigation bars disappear.
... do not copy any text or press the button again until you have done the next 3 steps
here is a regular screen shot and after it is one where I pressed ALT+V
Here I had typed ALT+L
2) open Paint or Gimp OR Photoshop or any other program that will let you make pictures.
3) Paste the picture into the programs interface
(you will only have 1 picture to paste - it will be of the last time you pressed the "print screen" button on your keyboard)
4) save the picture in either ".png" or ".jpg" format on your computer if you want to use it in the VCO forums.
(I do not recommend .gif or other extensions as the files tend to be much larger)
make sure you remember the "path" of where the picture file is.
**** a picture can not be over 2.048 M or the VCO Servers will not save it/host it...
if you picture is larger than 2 M please read the:
How to Attach or Delete a picture to your post
as if the photo is too large, you will have to host the picture at a photo hosting site and then link it to your thread
you can SCALE the picture (make it smaller)
you can Crop the area that is important (cut away the unimportant part).
If you use paint to save your photo
all you have to do is click the open page and paste (ctrl +V)
then save the picture ..click the upper left blue area:
click save as and then png
Monday, December 25, 2017