Copy text from dialog boxes

If you’re a member of technology mailing lists, you’ve probably received tons of emails where the sender has attached a huge JPEG screenshot just to share a message from a dialog box. Well, in many cases using Control-Shift-Insert copies the text from the dialog box, as well as the title, in a tidy little format.

Here’s a sample from a dialog I popped by calling “Net send”L

 --------------------------- Messenger Service  --------------------------- Message from GLINDSAYLAPTOP3 to GLINDSAY on 11/24/2003 3:40:20 PM  

Be like a squirrel.

Remember, the bandwidth you save may be your own.