How to take a screenshot

In this guide, we will show you how to take a screenshot with MacOSX and Windows

 

How to take a Screenshot with MacOSX

 

You can capture the entire screen, a window, or just a portion of the screen with MacOSX

 

How to take a screenshot on your entire screen

  1. To take a screenshot, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command ⌘, and 3
  2. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

How to capture a portion of the screen

  1. Press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command ⌘, and 4.
  2. Drag the crosshair to select the area of the screen to capture. To move the selection, press and hold Space bar while dragging. To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.
  3. To take the screenshot, release your mouse or trackpad button. 
  4. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.
 

How to capture a window or menu

  1. Open the window or menu that you want to capture.
  2. Press and hold these keys together: Shift, Command ⌘, 4, and Space bar. The pointer changes to a camera icon . To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.
  3. Click the window or menu to capture it. To exclude the window's shadow from the screenshot, press and hold the Option key while you click.
  4. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.
 

How to take a screenshot with Windows

 

You can capture the entire screen or a portion of the screen using Windows.

 

How to take a screenshot on your entire screen

  1. To take a screenshot, tap the Print Screen (sometimes labeled PrtScn) key and the Windows  Key. 
  2. The screen should go dim to confirm you've taken the screenshot and the image will be saved in your pictures folder.

How to capture a portion of the screen

  1. Press and hold the Windows Keys +Shift-S(Or the screen snip button in action center)
  2. The Screen should go dim and you should see some options on what part of the screen you'd like to capture.

 

 

 

 

Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful

Comments

0 comments

Article is closed for comments.