[time-nuts] HP 3048 question: how to export graphs?

DaveH info at blackmountainforge.com
Sun Oct 15 21:54:10 UTC 2017

There is also a utility called Cropper that works really well with a lot of




> -----Original Message-----
> From: time-nuts [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On Behalf Of Wes
> Sent: Sunday, October 15, 2017 13:29
> To: time-nuts at febo.com
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] HP 3048 question: how to export graphs?
> I can't speak to the 3048 but for screen captures I used to 
> use the snipping 
> tool, but have recently started using Irfanview.  You can run 
> it in the 
> background and with a single command (I use Ctrl+F11) can 
> copy the full screen 
> or window and save it instantly in a format and location of 
> your choice or to 
> the clipboard.
> Wes  N7WS
> On 10/15/2017 12:46 PM, John Miles wrote:
> > I don't believe there's a way to save images from within 
> HTBasic, although there certainly should be.  I use the 
> "Snipping Tool" accessory in Windows 7 for that sort of 
> thing.  It probably exists in all versions of WIndows 
> including 10, but who knows what they call it these days.
> >
> >   If you create a shortcut key for the tool, it's easy to 
> invoke whenever needed.   Hit ctrl-shift-C (in my case), wait 
> for the tool to come up, and drag a box around the graph or 
> other content to be cropped and saved.  The image can then be 
> saved as a .PNG, .GIF, or .JPG, or pasted directly into a document.
> >
> > The RESU files saved by 3048A.BAS are similar to the .res 
> files saved by PN3048, and PN3048 can load them directly if 
> you select 'All files' in the file-open dialog.   You can 
> then save the graph or the entire window as a .PNG file.  
> TimeLab ( http://www.miles.io/timelab/beta.htm ) can also 
> import them (File->Import .RES or .PNP noise data) and save 
> images (File->Save image or .TIM file or File->Copy image to 
> clipboard).  But if all you want is a .PNG, the snipping tool 
> is much easier than dealing with any of this stuff.
> >
> > -- john, KE5FX
> >
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