How To Take A Screen Shot

How To Take A Screenshot

Doing a screen shot is a very useful tool, especially for blogging.  Below I detailed step-by-step instruction on how to do so.  I am using Paint and Chrome to do it.

Step 1: Find the ‘Print Screen’ button on your keyboard.  Below is what my keyboard is like.  It is right next to the ‘delete’ button and over the ‘enter’ key.  It simply says ‘Prt. Sc’.

Step 2: Find the page or website you want to take a shot of.  Hit your Print Screen Button.

Print Screen Keyboard

Step 3: Open ‘paint’ on your computer.  Click ‘crtl’  and ‘V’ at the same time.  Your screen shot will appear in paint.

print screen initial

Step 4:  Crop the image by clicking ‘crop’ and using your mouse to make a square over the section you want to save.

print screen crop

You will then have a nice image with just the screen image you want.

print screen croppedStep 5: Save your image.

print screen save

Step 6: Open the image into your blogging program (shown here WordPress).

print screen insert

And voila!  Your image will show your readers exactly what you see!

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  1. Kim @ LiaH August 22, 2013
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