Press the Print Screen button (PrtSc).
On a Windows PC this captures what’s on your screen, ready for Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, or anywhere you can paste an image. After pressing “PrtSc,” go to your document and click “Ctrl+V” or go File > Paste to place the image. You can then click & drag the picture’s corners to resize it.
How do I save my screen as a jpg image?
On a PC, the fastest way is via MS Paint after hitting Print Screen.
Just go: Start > type “paint” > click to open, then paste & save.
A colleague asked me to do this for him recently, and instead I showed him how so he would know forever. So I thought I’d see how directly I could write a blog post illustrating the process. I hope you found this useful.
What do you think? If you already knew how to get a screen grab (or “screen shot,” or “screen capture”), how did you learn to do this? Let us hear from you in the comments.
- How to Print Screen / Screen Capture (kwikref.wordpress.com)
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