Alter the Snipping Tool Options in Windows 10

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    The first thing you need to do is open up the start menu by clicking on the lower-left corner of the screen
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    Then click "Snipping Tool"
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    Once Snipping Tool is opened, you need to click "Options"
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    You will have several options.
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    Check the first one, "Hide instruction text"
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    Click "OK"
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    The text in the lower area of Snipping Tool will be hidden.
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    Click "Options"
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    You'll also have "Always copy snips to the Clipboard", "Include URL below snips (HTML only)", "Prompt to save snips before exiting", "Show screen overlay when Snipping Tool is active".
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    Also, you can click the "link color" drop-down menu
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    This will change the color of the overlay borders. In this case, it's red.
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    You can click one of the existing colors
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    Also, you can check "Show selection ink after snips are captured"
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    So set these according to your preference and then click "OK."
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Recent edits by: VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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