Command- Shift-3. It captures a screenshot of your entire screen. Command- Shift-4. It turns the cursor into a crosshair, which you can drag to select a portion of your screen to capture. ... Command- Shift-4, then space bar, then click on a window.

In Windows 7: Left-click the folder of the corresponding right-click menu you want to capture. Hold down shift and press F10. Tap the Print Screen button. If needed, use the Snipping Tool provided with your system to crop the image.

Capture a snip of a menu After you open Snipping Tool, open the menu that you want a picture of. ... Press Ctrl + Prt Scn keys. ... Select Mode (in older versions, select the arrow next to the New button), choose the kind of snip you want, and then select the area of the screen capture that you want.

To capture your entire screen and automatically save the screenshot, tap the Windows Key + Prt Scn. Your screen will briefly go dim to indicate that you've just taken a screenshot, and the screenshot will be automatically saved in the Pictures > Screenshots folder.

Screenshots showing only one screen: Place your cursor on the screen from which you want a screenshot. ... Hit CTRL + ALT + Prt Scn on your keyboard. Hit CTRL + V to paste the screenshot in Word, Paint, an email, or whatever else you can paste it into.

Press Alt & Print Screen (sometimes labeled as Prt Sc) to capture an image of only the active window and store it in the Windows clipboard. In Windows 8 and Windows 10, you can take a screenshot that automatically saves as a file by pressing the Windows logo button and Prt Sc button.

Once you press ALT + Print Screen, a screenshot of the active window is copied to Windows Clipboard; you need to open up your favorite image editor (e.g. Microsoft Paint), paste the screenshot, and save it — just like you would do if you used just Print Screen.

Method One: Take Quick Screenshots with Print Screen ( Prt Scn) Press the Prt Scn button to copy the screen to the clipboard. Press the Windows+ Prt Scn buttons on your keyboard to save the screen to a file. Use the built-in Snipping Tool. Use the Game Bar in Windows 10.

Use the keyboard shortcut: Alt + Prt Scn. In Windows, you can also take screenshots of the active window. Open the window that you want to capture and press Alt + Prt Scn on your keyboard. The screenshot is saved to the clipboard.