Screenshots & Recording
CraftOS-PC includes built-in screenshot and GIF recording support. This allows you to take screenshots and videos of the CraftOS terminal at any time, which can be useful when demonstrating a program. It also doesn't require any external tools such as Snipping Tool or
A screenshot can be captured by pressing the F2 button. The resulting image will be saved in
screenshots in the CraftOS-PC save directory, with a file name with the time and date. The image is saved in PNG format, ready to be viewed on the Internet or edited in a photo editor. Pressing F12 will also take a screenshot, but the image will be available on the clipboard rather than being saved to disk (Windows & Mac only).
term.screenshot() can also be used to take a screenshot.
Recordings can be taken by pressing the F3 key. A red circle will appear in the corner of the window, indicating the screen is being recorded:
To stop recording, press F3 again and the recording will be saved in
screenshots in the CraftOS-PC save directory, with a file name with the time and date. The recording is saved as a GIF, which can easily be posted to a GIF-hosting website such as Imgur.
When the config option
ignoreHotkeys is set to true, F2, F3, and F12 will no longer take screenshots or recordings. Use
term.screenshot() to take a screenshot instead.