How to take a Screen Shot

Post date: Feb 3, 2015 6:07:38 PM

Windows 7/8

You can capture part or all of your PC screen, add notes, save the snip, or email it right from the Snipping Tool window.

To open the Snipping Tool:

  • Click the [Start] button.
  • Click/Hover over [Accessories]
  • Click [Snipping Tool]

Once the snipping tool is opened, you can draw a box over the area of your screen you want to capture. Once you have selected the area of your screen you wish to capture, a window will pop up where you can save your snip or draw on it for notes.


Hold Command+Shift+4 and select the area of the screen you wish to capture. All screenshots will be saved to the desktop by default.

Chrome OS

Let’s say you need to take a snap of your entire screen. To do this you press the ‘Ctrl’ and ‘Window Switcher’ keys at the same time:

If you just want to capture a specific area of the screen just add shift to the key combo, like so: