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How do I take a screenshot?

Antonina Dupak —

Windows users:

Press the “PrtScn” button on your keyboard. Then click “Start” → “All Programs” → “Accessories” and open “Paint”. Click the “Paste” button while in Paint. Your screenshot should appear. Remember, the screenshot shows everything that was open on your desktop.

If you want to take a screenshot of an open window only, press the ALT and PrtScn buttons at the same time. Then paste the screenshot into Paint using the procedure explained above.

Mac users:

There are several ways to take a screenshot of all or part of the screen in OS X:

Pressing Shift + Command + 3 takes a screenshot of the whole desktop.
Pressing Shift + Command + 4 takes a screenshot of part of the desktop.
Pressing Shift + Command + 4 + Space will take a screenshot of the current window.




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