Easy Tips of Taking and Saving Screenshots
Do you have to create screenshot of different steps or windows to incorporate to your document? If you are working on Windows 8, then you will notice that taking and saving screenshots on this new Windows platform is much easier than on its earlier versions. Windows 8 has made it much easier to take and save screenshot whereas we needed to perform multiple steps to save screenshots; one step to take the screenshot using ‘PrtScn’, then copy the screenshot to the clipboard and paste to either ‘Paint’ or any other application such as Microsoft Word to save the screenshot on the hard disk drive. With Windows 8, you can do it using a tool called ‘Snipping Tool’.
The tool also has keyboard shortcut to take screenshot using Windows 8 operating system. Windows 8 automatically stores screenshots under the ‘Pictures Library’. To make things easier for you, we have shown how to capture and save screenshots in just two easy steps. Follow these steps shown below.
- Go to the screen you want to take the screenshot and hit the ‘Windows’ key and ‘Print Screen’ key at the same time and it will automatically take and save the entire screen to a .PNG file.
- Go to the ‘File Explorer’ window and you can find your saved screenshot in the ‘Pictures’ folder.
By following these steps, you will be able to capture and save screenshots easily in Windows 8. If you are facing challenges then, check out this video which illustrates all these steps shown above to help you perform these steps even more easily.