On Feb 27, 11:53    
> It's been so long since I've done this, I realized I forgot, and it
> got to me, so I just played with it for a few minutes to refresh my
> memory. It helps if you've had the unfortunate experience of having
> scripted word before using {vb|j}script.
> Sadly the ruby docs and webpages, as helpful as they are, don't give
> you a good feeling for the word ole object(s).     > scripting word from a more native microsoft scripting language.

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Save yourself some pain:

http://rubyforge.org/projects/win32screenshot/

Regards,

Dan