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Snipping Tool / Clip Images in Store Apps

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  • Anyone know if there is a supported library for using a snipping tool to grab screen capture data outside of a store app?

    I'm playing with an idea to use a snipping crosshair to grab screen captures outside the app and then manipulate them inside of my app.

    Thanks!

    Monday, August 25, 2014 10:02 PM

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  • No. It is not possible for a Windows Store app to interact with the system like that. Windows Store apps cannot see or capture images from other apps.
    Monday, August 25, 2014 10:19 PM
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