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General: How To Take A Screen Shot

How To Take A Screenshot

Operating SystemInstructions For Taking A ScreenshotAdditional (Optional) Details
Windows 8Press PrtScr + Win. The screenshot is automatically saved into the 'Screenshots' folder in the 'Pictures' library.Windows 8
Windows 7 and older
  1. Press PrtScr (might be abbreviated differently on your keyboard).
  2. Open up an image editing program of your choice (such as MS Paint).
  3. Paste the screenshot into the program (Ctrl+V, or right-click and select 'Paste').
  4. Save the image file.
Windows 7, Windows XP
MacPress Cmd + Shift + 3. The screenshot is automatically saved to the desktop.Mac
iPhone, iPad, iPod TouchPress and hold Sleep/Awake, then quickly press and release Home. Screenshots are automatically saved and can be viewed inside the photos app.iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
ChromebookPress Ctrl and the 'Window Switcher' keys at the same time. The screenshot is automatically saved in the 'Downloads' folder.Google Chromebook Help (Keyboad Shortcuts)

You can also utilize various programs or browser plugins available online that specialize in taking screenshots.

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