How do I take a screenshot?
press PrtScn = Windows captures the entire screen and copies it to the (invisible) clipboard. Note: On some notebooks you have to hold Fn and then press PrtScn instead. ### Where can I find that key?
PrtScn ScrLk Pause Look for this group of keys at the upper right of your keyboard. Note: Print Screen (PrtScn) might have been abbreviated differently on your keyboard.
How do I take a screenshot of a single window?
hold down Alt and press PrtScn = Windows captures only the currently active **window** and copies it to the **clipboard**.
How do I take a screenshot of a specific area?
hold down ⊞ and Shift and press S = Use your mouse to draw a rectangle in order to specify what to capture. Windows then copies it to the clipboard. Since: Windows 10 Creators Update. I guess it’s in the clipboard now.
How can I paste it into a document or something?
hold down Ctrl and press V = Windows pastes the screenshot (that is in the clipboard) into a document or image you are currently editing.
Where should I paste it?
I just need a (graphics) file.
Start “Paint” Paste Save type “paint” into the search field
How do I take a screenshot and have it directly as a file?
Hold down ⊞ and press PrtScn = Windows (8 or 10) captures the entire screen and saves it as a file to your Pictures > Screenshots folder.
Is there a dedicated program for taking screenshots? How can I find it?
type “snip” into the search field