HOW TO: Take A Screen Shot


  1. Press the “Print Screen” button.
  2. Open Microsoft Paint. To do this, click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Paint.
  3. Click inside the white part of the screen.
  4. Go to the Edit menu and select Paste.
  5. Click File > Save As.
  6. In the box that pops up, change the “Save As” type to JPG.
  7. After typing in a filename for your image, choose a location on your hard drive to save to, like the Desktop, and click “Save.”


  1. Simultaneously hold down the ⌘-Shift-4 keys.
  2. Press the spacebar.
  3. Click the open window that you wish to take a screen shot of.
  4. Screen shot should appear as a file on the desktop labeled “Picture 1.”

2 Responses to HOW TO: Take A Screen Shot

  1. Im obliged for the article. Awesome.

  2. suesutcliffe says:

    Your welcome Olen. Have a great day!

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