Difference between revisions of "Taking Screenshots"

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How to take screenshots:
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# Press the PrintScreen key ([http://i.ehow.com/images/GlobalPhoto/Articles/4765316/PrintScreenButton_Full.jpg click here for a picture of where PrintScreen is located on the keyboard]) to capture an image of the entire screen and store it in the Windows clipboard.
# You can then paste (Edit menu => Paste or CTRL+V) into any application that supports pasting (Microsoft Word, Outlook, MS Paint Photoshop, Indesign).
* For example, you can open a new Word document and select Paste from the Edit menu. The screenshot will be pasted in Word. '''You can attach this document to an e-mail message and send it to the helpdesk.'''
# To take a picture of the entire desktop hold down the <command> key (the key immediately to the left of the space bar) and the <shift> keys, then press the <3> key. The picture will appear on the the desktop as a '''file with the name "Picture 1"''' (or a higher number at the end if you've taken more than one screenshot).
# You can attach this picture to an e-mail message and send it to the helpdesk.
* Another way of taking a screenshot on a Mac is using Apple's built-in Grab application: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Mac/10.4/en/mh364.html

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