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Appologies for posting this, but I believe someone posted the other day about pressing

PrtScr and then opening paint or something to save a picture? If so, can that someone

point me in the direction of the tread it was posted on or tell me again how to do it!



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PrtScn will copy the entire contents of your screen to the clip-board

Alt & PrcScn will copy only your currently active window to the clip-board.

Now open Paint, which will give you a blank canvas.

Expand the image are to the required size and then use "Paste" to paste your saved screen into the Paint window.

Save from paint and hey presto you have a file with an image of your screen (or of what was the active window)

Of course you can manipulate it using paint if required.

Here is a section that I just lifted from one of my gaming windows.


Needed a bit more work on sizing the image on Paint to prevent the side bar...

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Not quite as slick as on the Mac where you can press Apple/Shift/3 to take a screenshot of the whole desktop, or Apple/Shift/4 to use the mouse to select the area for the screenshot, and save as a .png file on the desktop.

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