Screen zooms in when trying to take a screenshot

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About a third of the time when I try to take a screenshot of my screen, Jing zooms in on my screen so I'm not able to capture the area. When I go to "capture", Jing makes my current browser or screen extremely zoomed in so I can't take a screenshot of the entire area that I want. 

This happens whether I'm on my screen or dual monitors. I've tried powering down, re-installing, etc. and it still causes me issues at times. 

Anyone else experience this or know how to troubleshoot this?

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Robert R., Online Community Admin

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Hello and thanks for stopping by!

The issue is caused by non-standard DPI issues. Please right-click on your desktop and go to Display Properties and set the DPI to 100%, apply the effect, then reboot the computer and take a capture with Jing.

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@Robert R., the solution you suggest isn't really a solution because for many of us, if we leave our apps/text display size set at only 100%, it's practically impossible to use our computers because everything on the screen appears too small.  We'd have to adjust this setting before and after every Jing capture we attempt --- a real nuisance.  

Will you please push an enhancement request to your product development team to address this problem?  We'd like to have a "WYSIWYG" experience while capturing.  Capturing shouldn't make the screen zoom in or out, regardless of one's display settings.


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