How to Take a Screenshot on PC Guide
There are several different ways you can take screenshots on your Windows 10 powered PC and here we be listing all the screenshot tools Microsoft has packed in its operating system, along with a couple of methods that involve third party apps. So, without any further delay, lets explore all the ways in which you can capture screenshots on a PC:
How to Take a Screenshot on PC
The first, and probably the most widely used, way you can take screenshots on your PC is coque wwe samsung s8 by using the + Print Screen coque metal samsung s9 plus shortcut. In order to take a screenshot using this method, all you need to do is tap on the Windows key and the Print Screen key (often labeled as PrtScr or PrtScn) on your keyboard at the same time and you see the screen dim momentarily and brighten back up signifying a successful screen grab. Taking a screenshot using this feature automatically saves the screenshot in the folder in your system within the folder. This is, by far, the simplest and the fastest way to take a screenshot on a Windows 10 PC.
Note: In some laptops the Print Screen button can only be activated after pressing the Function key. If you have such a laptop then you have to use the + Function (Fn) + Print Screen command to take a screenshot. Another thing worth noting is that you can take a screenshot by just pressing the Screen key, but the screenshot taken using this method is coque marbre samsung s10 plus saved to the Windows clipboard and you need to first paste it in Paint/Paint coque samsung j6 3D before you can save it.
How to Take a Screenshot on PC with the Snipping Tool
The Windows Snipping Tool is another great way to capture screenshots on your Windows 10 PC. In order to use the Snipping Tool, coque samsung s8 cannabis all you need to do coque samsung a5 2017 livre is open the snipping tool from within the Start menu. Once the tool is open and you on the screen that you want to capture, simply click on New in the toolbar, left click on your mouse/trackpad and drag to select the area you want to capture. As soon as you leave the left click, the tool will select the area that you highlighted and will open the screenshot within a window, allowing you to make any edits or coque samsung a6 2018 gris add annotations if needed.
The Snipping Tool offers four different screenshot modes that you can choose from, including Free form Snip, Rectangular Snip, Window Snip and Full screen Snip which allow you to take different types coque samsung note of screenshots. On top of that, the tool also features a delay option which allows you to set a timer coque samsung j4 to take a screenshot, which can really come in handy if you trying to capture a temporary window. What really great about the Snipping Tool is that it allows you to save coque samsung galaxy s9 etui leathlux transparent silicone gel the screenshot coque a8 2018 samsung licorne in different file formats, share the screenshot directly via email and open the screenshot in Paint 3D in case you wish to make any additional changes.
How to Take a Screenshot on PC with the + Shift + s Shortcut
Another great shortcut that you can use to take screenshots on your Windows 10 PC is the + Shift + s command. You can use the command by tapping on the Windows, Shift and s key on your keyboard at the same time which will then allow coque a clapet s8 samsung you to drag and select any portion of the screen that you want to take a screenshot of. However, unlike the previous methods, the screenshot captured by this method isn saved automatically.
Screenshots captured by this method are copied to the Windows clipboard and need to be pasted in an image processing software like Paint or Paint 3D. To do that, you need to open up Paint and press to paste the screenshot and then you be able to edit/save the screenshot. The + Shift + s command is a faster alternative to the Snipping Tool as it removes one step from the process of taking a coque samsung a5 2016 monster screenshot.
How to Take a Screenshot of a Window
In case you wish to take a screenshot of a particular open window then you can make use of the + Print Screen command. The command works quite a lot like the + Shift + s command, as it copies the screenshot to coque samsung a70 the Windows clipboard, but in this case, the command only takes a screenshot of a selected active window. The + PrtScr command can really come in handy if coque samsung galaxy s8 plus bmw you want to take a screenshot of a particular window, without having to fiddle with dragging and selecting the window.
logo + Volume Down Shortcut (Microsoft Surface devices only)
In case you have a Microsoft Surface tablet, then you might not have access to a physical keyboard. In such a situation, you need to hold the Windows logo and the volume down button at the same time to take a screenshot. Upon pressing the buttons, the screen will get darker momentarily, signaling that a screenshot has been taken. The captured screenshots will be stores within the Pictures library in a folder titled Screenshots.
+ Windows + Spacebar Shortcut (Microsoft Surface devices with type cover)
If you have a type cover with your Microsoft Surface device, then you can easily take a screenshot using the + Windows + Spacebar command. Much like the previous screenshot shortcut for Microsoft Surface devices, a successful screenshot will be signaled by the screen going dim momentarily. This shortcut will samsung galaxy s8 coque chat also save your screenshots in the Screenshots folder within the Pictures library on your system.
How to Take coque samsung galaxy a6 chat Scrolling Screenshots in Windows
Windows 10, unfortunately, doesn include a native feature that will allow you to take scrolling screenshots. To take a scrolling screenshot in Windows, you therefore need to rely on third party coque samsung a8 2018 rouge apps. Snagit is a powerful screenshot tool which you can use to take scrolling screenshots on your Windows device. The tool packs in a ton of features and can serve as an all in one tool for all your screenshot needs.
Not only does the app allow you to capture the entire desktop, a part of the desktop, and app windows, it also allows you to capture entire web pages with its scrolling screenshot feature. The app also packs an in built editor which will allow you to edit the screenshot before you save it. On top of that, Snagit also allows you to take a screen recording of your desktop. In case you a power user and require a screenshot utility that meets your caler coque samsung galaxy s9 needs, then Snagit is the app to go for.
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How to Change the Default Screenshot Destination in Windows
Some of the aforementioned screenshot tools automatically save the captured screenshot in the Screenshot folder within coque samsung a50 the Pictures library. In case you don want to save the Screenshots you take in that folder, you can change the default screenshot destination by following these steps:
Locate the coque keep calm samsung s7 Screenshots folder in the Pictures library on your system
Right click on the Screenshots folder and select Properties from the drop down menu
Switch to the Location tab and enter the new destination in the address bar within the tab
Click on the Apply button on the bottom right corner of the window
Your Screenshots will now be stored in the new location that you entered in the address bar. If you wish to revert back any changes to the location, you can navigate to the same window and click on the Restore Defaults button…