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Old 09-10-2010, 10:28 AM   #1
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how to bind key to take screenshot

Hi,

from time to time, I like to take a screenshot of the nice environments and I do this by typing "screenshot" in the console. However, this means I can't take a screenshot while looking around in a car/boat (the camera resets) or while zoomed in (sniper/recon goggle).

Would there be any way to bind a shortcut key to a console command?

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Old 09-11-2010, 12:57 PM   #2
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I'd recommend to skip the internal screenshot mechanism altogether and install a external screenshot tool that will work for most games, google for "Fraps", a free version is available.

If Far Cry 2 actually is using the same scripts as Far Cry, it my be possible to turn off the HUD, and take screenshots in "-DEVMODE". Will look into this once the game has arrived. I sure hope this will be possible.
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Old 09-11-2010, 01:14 PM   #3
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Or you can press 'printscreen' and it will save a screenshot (png format) under My Documents\My Games\FarCry 2\screenshots.

The HUD fades away after a few seconds anyway:

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/i...enshot0022.jpg

http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/i...enshot0006.jpg

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Old 09-14-2010, 12:13 PM   #4
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Or you can press 'printscreen' and it will save a screenshot (png format) under My Documents\My Games\FarCry 2\screenshots.
lol, so simple and intuitive that i didn't think of it to try that! thank you!

yes, sometimes it's really breathtaking. although you can't really capture those moments fully in a screenshot because you miss sound/movement of trees etc, it's the closest thing

I always take my screenshots using the knife in an attempt to see as much as possible..
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Old 09-11-2010, 10:36 PM   #5
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Beatiful sunsets. This is why I play the game dispite the "repeative gameplay".
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Old 09-15-2010, 03:32 PM   #6
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If the configuration works like Far Cry... and some script code may actually be there... one should actually be able to remove the weapon as well. In a few days the game should have arrived, to test this.
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