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April 30, 2010 11:27 How To Create A Screenshot #85299
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How to create a screenshot:

1. When the needed window is active, press Print Screen (located next to the F12 key on most keyboards).
- If you are running Windows on an Apple computer, press Shift+Fn+F11.
2. Open any image editor (e.g. Microsoft Paint in Windows Accessories) or Microsoft Word, and then press CTRL+V.
3. Save the new image to your computer (we recommend saving it to the Desktop for easy access).
4. Attach the saved file to your next post.

Windows Vista/7
Windows Vista and Windows 7 features the Snipping tool suitable for creating custom screenshots:
1. Press Windows logo key + R simultaneously.
2. Type snippingtool into the opened window and click OK.
3. Small Snipping tool window will be opened.
4. Click the small triangle icon within the New button and choose preferred type of the screenshot.
- We recommend creating Full-screen Snip to make sure all the information is included on the screenshot.
5. Press Ctrl + S to save the created screenshot and attach it to your next post.

Mac OS
1. When the needed window is active, press Command + Shift + 3.
- If you'd like to take a screenshot of a specific area of the screen, press Command + Shift + 4.
2. A screenshot will be created on your Desktop.
3. Attach the screenshot to your next post.