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Though it might differ with the OS, Ctrl-PrtSC should capture the image on the screen to the Clipboard. I'd maximize my monitor to get the greatest amount of usable pixels. In Photoshop, I'd Ctrl-n (New) and choose the appropriate image size. For SD 4:3 NTSC, that would be my choice, and also choose with Guides. Once open, Ctrl-v, to Paste the Clipboard image. Ctrl-t (Transform) to adjust the size of the screencap.
If your screencap has too much of the rest of the program GUI, or desktop, Ctrl-n, choose Clipboard for size and then Ctrl-v. In this image, Crop, as is necessary, then Ctrl-c/Ctrl-v in a New image, as per above.
Finally, Save_As PSD. For a Menu, there are a lot of considerations on creating Buttons (Layer Sets, but with special naming conventions). In Encore, I'd Import_As_Menu, and then add Buttons from the Library.
I don't know how directly thes steps might translate with PS Elements. I also do not know its limitations on creating DVD-compliant Button Layer Sets.
ALT + Print Screen will capture just the active window, probably better in this case. You can then paste the image into a blank Photoshop file if you have Photoshop Elements.
I have Paintshop Pro, that has a very nice screen capture feature. It is only version 7 but I keep it around just for that purpose.
Lots to know about Premiere Elements;
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Ned if I understand correctly you just have to click the little camera underneath the monitor to get a still photo of your video frame of your mosaic. With the settings you can save it as a .jpeg and it will be added to your project and you can use that as menu background.
Of course. I was thinking that the OP wanted some of the rest of the screen, but after a re-read, I believe that I was wrong.
Exporting a sitll frame will do just what the OP wants. Sorry that I did not see that early on. DUH!