In article <4hhpcm$kh3 at canopus.cc.umanitoba.ca>, "Paul C. Grimm MD"
<Grimm at cc.UManitoba.CA> wrote:
> Is there any shareware around that will capture text output scrolling
into a window on a
> Our university library system uses a software package called OnLan Mac.
> searches are scrolled into a window. The 'print' command leads to many
errors. I wish to
> capture the text file going to the window because it is error free. The
> 'pictpocket' will capture a redrawn window but only the current
contents. A library
> search would be extremely time consuming to take a 'shot' of every page.
> Any suggestions?
You can try Print2Pict shareware ($10). From 'ReadMe' file:
: This is version 3.4 of Print2Pict. It is a printer driver that
previews and saves printed pages to PICT files or the :clipboard.
: - Use of extensions to add new functionality: Print to MacPaint file,
Print to PICS format, Print to text format, :and Print to whatever you
dream of if you can write C or Pascal.
: All available Print2Pict extensions are listed as well. You must find
with this copy of Print2Pict:
: - Text File: Extracts the text from the pages and writes
to a text file.
: - Print to PICS: Creates a PICS file.
: - PostCard: Creates a standalone application from your
: - Print to Paint: Creates MacPaint files.
: - Print to Scrap: Creates ScrapBook files.
: - Remote: Sends the pictures to remote applications.
: - Pixmap: Creates a PICT file containing a pixmap.
: Mail to : mab at ecmwf.co.uk
You can find it on any Mac archive or mail to author.