You really should give us an option to screen capture current image we are working at in Photoshop

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You really should give us an option to screen capture current image we are working at in Photoshop and save it 1:1 as a pgn or jpeg file, because sometimes when we saving it, we are losing an effect created thanks to the one or many layers and this is really ridiculous... it seems that we just CAN'T save some layers because they have 'light glow' mode or something that is unable to being saved but it can be screen captured... I hope you understand my english lol
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just don't wonder what is wrong, I was searching for solution and it turned out that photoshop just CAN'T save them... just because, so you better give me screenshot option xd it will be really much easier...

edit; I have too small screen to just copy paste it to paint... I already had to copy paste it part by part and it was terrible
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Agreed! And please make it scriptable...
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As along as we're ranting:  There are lots of failures and more surprises in PSE 14 that professionals didn't even expect.  The selection tool is round in stead of square. It doesn't select. It just points at the objects IT wants. We want our selection tool back.  It was utilized as a cropping tool but that's because the cropping tool in 14 doesn't crop. It selects and it selects tiny squares and to get it off those squares we need to wrestle with the tool repeatedly until we close the program and reopn it.  I have several photo editors to go to for that reason as I avoid PSE 14 for its lack of working tools, avoiding its wrestling match and its lack of professionalism. We constantly need to readjust the cropping tool to surround what we are cropping.  I have never used the cropping tool for that reason. I used the selection tool for its convenience. Now they made it stupid to use.  Bring back the tools we're used before.  We were happy with what we had in 10 or 12 as long as it all worked (seldom, like 14 does not).  Somehow I think our suggestions and requests are falling on deaf ears at Adobe. Each version released has more problems. Maybe Adobe likes its popularity as long as we complain maybe adobe thinks we like to complaint about them. I have kept much older versions of Adobe on my XP machine just to go back to the easier tools.  With Windows 10 we want to go forward but we are held back with Adobe's stupidity again per each version per each release per each year.  Yes, we professionals have our own set of complaints.  I am currently (and seriously) looking for someone's amateur photo editor to use its simple tools again and tools like we had them before and working tools that are totally reliable.  Adobe's changes each version has been the worst.  IF 15 doesn't have what I want, I will go to Microsoft for their photo editor even if it is made for children. Professionals are getting very frustrated with Adobe now.  We want a totally working Photoshop Elements.  NOT a half working and half new tools which do NOT work.  We do NOT want to wrestle with PSE.  If I wanted a game console for a wrestling match I would have bought Xbox.   
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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@Jaguar - what product/version are you using? You can use QuickExport or Save For Web to export a PNG of JPEG of your image.
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The only view of a document that is 100% accurate is 100% view. Every other view is doing some sort of interpolation.
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Sure, I understand that, but I think the frustration here is in how the screen-rendered view (at 100% or otherwise) ends up different in output... there's a disconnect between what is being rendered on the canvas' buffer and what is being written into a flattened layer or exported image file.
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That's why you should always look at the 100% view, or use Save For Web to preview what the actual image (re)size interpolation and compression will look like. I know it's not a very satisfying answer, but that's the tradeoff for fast previews at different zoom factors. The results are going to be different based on whether you're using the GPU on non GPU route for canvas preview, which interpolation method you use for scaling etc.
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I... don't think you quite understand the scope of what we are talking about. I wish I had an example handy, but I don't... this is less a "Oh the colors are off" or "That's blurrier than I hoped" and more "Why is blue overlay glow layer completely missing in the output when I clearly see it in the document?"
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Sure. If you can provide a document that exhibits something that is completely un-rendered like a layer effect, post a layers PSD along with screen shots (include the zoom factor readout in the bottom of the doc window with any screen shots of before/after flattening) I can dig into it more.
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