How to make a print screen, screenshot or snapshot in Windows 10 or 11

How to make a print screen, screenshot or snapshot in Windows 10 or 11

There are different ways to make a printscreen or screenshot of your screen. In this blog you will read how you can easily and quickly incorporate print screens into documents or notes.

You can do this without installing additional tools with built-in Windows 10 and 11 capabilities.

Screenshots can be saved in Windows, so you can quickly retrieve multiple images from the memory via the clipboard.

Also read: How to take a screenshot or video on a Mac, iPad or iPhone?

Windows key+ shift-S

This is the most modern way of taking a screenshot in Windows 11.

Press Windows key + shift + S
The top bar will appear.

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Select one of the options below:

Rectangular cutout in Windows

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Free form cutout in Windows

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Window cutting in Windows

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Full screen cutout in Windows

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After you have made this screen capture: Snippet savedon the clipboard. All screen captures are saved.

Press Windows key + V to open the clipboard

Then you can select an image with the left mouse button. Then you can paste it where you want.

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Making a print screen in a simple way

Press the PRINTSC key on your keyboard. This key is often found at this location in the image below.

After you have made this print-screen, you can paste this screen recording via CTRL-V in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint or MS Paint.

Create a screen recording in PowerPoint

In addition to screenshots, it is also possible to make a recording with built-in Office 365 software. You do need PowerPoint from Office 365. You can read about that in these separate blog posts. Screenshots within Office 365 via Microsoft PowerPoint

Taking a screenshot on MacOS

How to take a screenshot or video on a Mac, iPad or iPhone?

How to take a screenshot or video on a Mac, iPad or iPhone?

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Jasper

Jasper

Welcome to 365tips.be. On this website you can read articles and experiences about Office 365 with focus on Microsoft Teams. Feel free to ask me a question and I will answer it in a blog post. Help others by giving feedback at the bottom of the articles. This blog is made in Dutch. The multilingual website is offered with best-effort machine translation.
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