A Thousand Words

Submit portable freeware that you find here. It helps if you include information like description, extraction instruction, Unicode support, whether it writes to the registry, and so on.
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A Thousand Words

#1 Post by I am Baas » Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:34 am

A Thousand Words is a screen capture wizard with an editor. It's intended use is to allow less tech-savvy users to point out exactly what's wrong to helpers on forums and the like.
http://www.boredomsoft.org/a-thousand-words.bs

Dl @ http://files.boredomsoft.org/bin/thousandwords.zip

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Re: A Thousand Words

#2 Post by guinness » Wed Jun 11, 2014 2:18 pm

Tested: Portable (Not Stealth)

It creates an empty registry key at HKCU\current\software\Boredomsoft.

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Re: A Thousand Words

#3 Post by I am Baas » Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:54 pm

Odd; I do not get this key written to the registry. Do you run as Administrator / User?

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#4 Post by guinness » Wed Jun 11, 2014 11:59 pm

I don't have admin privileges.

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Re: A Thousand Words

#5 Post by I am Baas » Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:12 am

No keys were created on my machine. Did you change any settings?

Anyone else willing to test?

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Re: A Thousand Words

#6 Post by guinness » Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:16 am

I did change some settings, like for example from jpg to png.

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Re: A Thousand Words

#7 Post by webfork » Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:42 pm

I've discounted screencapture tools that are too simple but I can see remote tech support going a LOT easier with something like this. I also like the title.

What happens with the Edit and Advanced buttons?

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Re: A Thousand Words

#8 Post by webfork » Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:16 pm

This was added to the database before being reported as writing to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Boredomsoft\ATW

A Thousand Words: https://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=3009

Originally posted by Rudy5.

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#9 Post by webfork » Sun May 03, 2020 7:23 pm

webfork wrote:
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:16 pm
This was added to the database before being reported as writing to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Boredomsoft\ATW
I just retested this on Win7x86 and it's still not writing any settings anywhere on my machine. It's a great program that I'd like to vote for but the differing results in this thread over time suggest that the settings behave differently. Might depending on your version of Windows, I'm not sure.

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Re: A Thousand Words

#10 Post by Midas » Mon May 04, 2020 2:33 am

Just to be clear, previously reported traces left by ATW wouldn't make it non-portable, only non-stealth...

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Re: A Thousand Words

#11 Post by webfork » Mon May 04, 2020 6:15 pm

Midas wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 2:33 am
Just to be clear, previously reported traces left by ATW wouldn't make it non-portable, only non-stealth...
That's good enough for me. I just voted for the entry and pushed this to the Portable subforum.

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