Printing and Screen Capture Tips

How to Capture a Picture of your Screen using a PC

  • Make sure the window you want to caputre is visible
  • Press the "Print Screen" key on your keyboard
  • Open Microsoft Word
  • Go to the Edit menu and choose "Paste"
  • Go to the File Menu and choose "Save"
  • Navigate to the folder where you want to save the Word document
  • Type a file name for the Word document and click the "Save" button

How to Capture a Picture of your Screen using MAC OS X

Any of the following instructions will enable you to capture a screen print.

  • Comand-Shift-3: Take a screen shot of the screen and save it as a file on the desktop.
  • Command-Shift-4: Then select and area. Takd a screen shot of the area and save it as a file on the desktop.
  • Then space, then click a window. Take a screen shot fo the window and save it as a file on the desktop.
  • Command-Control-Shift-3: Take a screen shot of the screen and save it to the clipboard.
  • Command-Control-Shift-4: Then Select and area. Take a screenshot of the area and save it to the clipboard
  • Command-Control-Shift-4: Then space, click the window. Take a screen shot of the window and save it to the clipboard.

In Leopard and later, the following keys can be held down while selecting an area (via Command-Shift-4 or Command-Control-Shift-4):

  • Space: to lock the size of the selected region and instead move it when the mouse moves.
  • Shift: to resize only one edge of the selected region.
  • Option: to resize the selected region with its center as the anchor point.
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