Have you ever found yourself faced with a computer problem and you just want to show a friend the problem as it is on screen?
Do you want to quickly learn how to print screen?
The function of print screen enables you to save a photo of the exact clear version of whatever you are seeing or dealing with on screen.
There are times when you fall in love with a video clip so much that you just want to capture some parts and save them as photos.
But, how do you print screen? It’s quite simple!
Did you know that print screen’s original use had nothing to do with capturing a screenshot? Under MS-DOS, the information is copied to a standard port for printing.
2How to Print Screen on Mac
If you have a Mac device, taking a screengrab is way easier.
If you want to capture the entire screen, simply hold the Cmd + Shift buttons then press 3. The picture will be saved in .png format, together with the date and time taken. You can use a viewing program to change the format if you want to.
Sometimes you might just want to print part of the screen. In such a case, simply hold down the Cmd + Shift buttons then press 4. The next step will be to drag the crosshairs that will appear in place of your cursor and adjust them until you have the area of your screen that you want to capture.
The next step will be to drag the crosshairs that will appear in place of your cursor and adjust them until you have the area of your screen that you want to capture.
The screengrab will then be saved on your desktop as a .png file.
It’s that simple. In fact, it shouldn’t take more than a few seconds.
And, once you learn the trick, you can capture and share just about anything you see on your screen.