How To Take a Screenshot in Windows 10

1. How To Take a Screenshot of Your Whole Screen

1. Tap the Print Screen button on your keyboard. The screen shot is now stored in your clipboard and you need to paste it into a graphics editor such as Windows Paint.

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2. Type “paint” into the search bar next to the Start menu.
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3. Select “Paint”

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4. Click “Paste”

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Your screenshot is ready!

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2. How to Take a Screenshot of Just The Active Window

1. Hit Alt + Print Screen.

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2. Type “paint” into the search bar next to the Start menu (if Paint is already open, click Control+N and then select OK when Paint asks you to approve the height and width).

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3. Select “Paint”

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4. Click “Paste”

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Your screenshot is just of the window you had open and active!

 

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3. How To Make A Screenshot File Without Any Additional Programs

1. Hit Windows key  + Print Screen.

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When you navigate to the Screenshots folder inside of your Pictures, your screensh0t will be there!

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4. How To Take a Screenshot of a Specific Part of Your Screen

1. Type “snipping tool” into the search bar next to the Start menu.
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2. Select “Snipping Tool”

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3. Click “New”

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4. Click and drag the cursor to select the area of the screen you want to use; release the cursor once you’ve selected the space you want to capture.

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Your screenshot is open in Snipping Tool!

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5. How To Take Screenshots With Even More Tricks

1. Open PicPick’s download page, and click on “Free Download”

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2. Follow the instructions to install PicPick, and you will find a menu of specific methods for capturing part or all of your screen. Clicking “Scrolling Window” will let you capture as much of a page or document as you can scroll through, rather than just the static version of the window.

screenshots 3rdparty02b w103. Installing PicPick will change your computer’s key commands for screenshots, so you should make yourself aware of those commands. Click on the “Show hidden icons” arrow in the bottom right corner of the screen.

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4. Click on PicPick’s icon.

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5. Select “Program Options”

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6. Select “Hot keys” from the left-hand menu.

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Here you can see what the default key commands are now that you’ve installed PicPick, as well as change them to suit your needs.

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