This short tutorial will have you Snipping in no time.
The Snipping Tool is one of the lesser known features in Vista. Its one of my favorite tools. I use it when I don't need a whole screen shot.
This tutorial at Online Tech Tips outlines all the features of the Snipping Tool.
XP users can try the two programs, Snippy and Cropper, that can bring most of the functionality of the Snipping Tool to XP.
How to use the snipping tool in Windows
note: this article refers to both Vista and Windows 7
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