How To Take A Screenshot On A PC(Mac and Windows)

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How To Take A Screenshot On A PC(Mac and Windows)

How To Take A Screenshot On A PC: Hope you are doing well I’ll be showing you different cool methods on how to take screenshots on your PC, weather it’s your MAC Book or your Windows OS.

Taking Screenshots On Your MacBook

The are two methods which are further divided on how to take screenshots on your mac book, I’ll be starting with the more common method.

Using Keyboard Shortcuts 

You don’t need to have  macOS Mojave to use these shortcut keys, though they work in Mojave perfectly well.

To Capture the entire screen

Click Shift-Command-3, then find the screenshot as a .png file on your desktop screen.

To Capture a window

  1. Press Shift-Command-4.
  2. Press the Space bar. The pointer then changes to a camera iconHow To Take A Screenshot On A PC(Mac and Windows)-HowToNigeria-Windows, Screenshot, Mac
  3. Click a window to capture that window.
    To exclude the window’s shadow from the screenshot, press and hold the Option  (⌥) key while you click.
  4. Locate the screenshot as a .png file on your desktop.

To Capture a highlighted portion of the screen

  1. Press Shift-Command-4.
  2. Drag to highlight the area of the screen you wish to capture. To move the entire selection, press and hold Space bar while dragging.
  3. After you release your mouse or trackpad button, find the screenshot as a .png file on your desktop.

To Capture a menu

  1. Click the menu to reveal its contents.
  2. Press Shift-Command-4.
  • Drag to select the area of the menu to capture, then release your mouse or trackpad button to capture that area.
  • Or press Space bar to change the pointer to a camera How To Take A Screenshot On A PC(Mac and Windows)-HowToNigeria-Windows, Screenshot, Macthen click the menu to capture it.

3. Find the screenshot as a .png file on your desktop.

To Markup, share, and save

After you take a screenshot, a thumbnail of the screenshot appears briefly in the lower-right corner of your screen here you can do a lot with the screeenshot.

  • Take no action or swipe the thumbnail to the right and the screenshot is automatically saved.
  • Click the thumbnail to open the screenshot. You can then edit it using the markup tools in the toolbar, or click How To Take A Screenshot On A PC(Mac and Windows)-HowToNigeria-Windows, Screenshot, Mac to share it.
  • Drag the thumbnail to move the screenshot to another location, such as to a document, an email, a Finder window, or the Trash.
  • Control-click the thumbnail for more options. For example, you can change the save location, open the screenshot in an app, or delete the screenshot without saving it.

Taking Screenshots On Your Windows

Taking Screenshots on your windows is not difficult.

Using the PrntScrn Option

Step 1. Locate your PrntScrn Button (The PrntScrn Button is mostly at the right hand side of your keyboard, the key has a “PrntScrn” written on it, on some occasions you’ll see “Prnt Sc” its all the same

Step 2. You long press the windows key(The windows key is mostly found at the lower left hand side of your keyboard)

Step 3. While pressing the Windows Key, you press the PrntScrn key, the is a small flicker or dimming of your PC screen

NOTE! In some cases the PrntScrn is joined with the Insert key, mostly placed below the ‘Insert’ word. Now what you do here is

Locate the Function Key(Always at the lower left hand side of your keyboard, it has an fn written on it, You now LONG PRESS THE WINDOWS KEY, PRESS THE FN KEY THEN PRESS THE PRNSCRN KEY)

The screenshot pics can be found in your Picture Folder, in a folder named ‘Screenshot

Now, just know that to take screenshot on your windows pc, the prntsc button is designated for this

 

 

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