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In keyboards I do have a Print Screen button, but do I have to download the snipping tools for that?

On 3/30/2019 at 7:44 PM, Elley said:

What are you trying to do? The default Keybind should be the print Screen button.

When i have to take a screenshot on my Windows 10 laptop, i use: Windows key + Shift + S



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On 3/31/2019 at 4:13 AM, Rhubarb said:

Print Screen just copies the screen dump to the clipboard. You need to open a graphics program (even the bundled 'Paint' app in W 10) and 'paste' it in there

I have a PrtSc (Print Screen) button,  As you mentioned 'Paint' I open paint and press Ctrl + V to paste it in. and I don't know where the file went. So try Pres Alt + PrtSc to take a screenshot of only the highlighted application.

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Snipping tool has been/is being replaced by snip and sketch.

Assuming the 'Mac User' bit refers to familiarity, and it is indeed windows 10 we're talking about. If Onedrive is signed in you can configure it to automatically save a screenshot direct to a file when the print screen key is pressed


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