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#PC/Windows: Press the PrintScreen key on the keyboard to capture an image of the entire screen and store it in the Windows clipboard. You can then paste (Edit menu =&gt; Paste or CTRL+V) into any application that supports pasting (Photoshop, Indesign, MS&nbsp;Paint, Microsoft Word).<br>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.  
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#'''PC/Windows''': Press the PrintScreen key ([http://i.ehow.com/images/GlobalPhoto/Articles/4765316/PrintScreenButton_Full.jpg click here&nbsp;for a&nbsp;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 =&gt; Paste or CTRL+V) into any application that supports pasting (Microsoft Word, Outlook, MS Paint Photoshop, Indesign).<br>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.'''
#Mac: To take a picture of the entire desktop hold down the &lt;command&gt; key (the key immediately to the left of the space bar) and the &lt;shift&gt; keys, then press the &lt;3&gt; 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&nbsp;Grab application: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Mac/10.4/en/mh364.html
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#'''Mac''': To take a picture of the entire desktop hold down the &lt;command&gt; key (the key immediately to the left of the space bar) and the &lt;shift&gt; keys, then press the &lt;3&gt; 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&nbsp;Grab application: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Mac/10.4/en/mh364.html

Revision as of 13:45, 6 August 2009

How to take screenshots:

  1. PC/Windows: Press the PrintScreen key (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.
  2. Mac: 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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