Create a screenshot on the laptop – this is how it works

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Create a screenshot on the laptop - this is how it works

Create a screenshot with the push button

If your laptop keyboard has a Windows key, press the key combination [ Windows ] + [ Print ] to save your current screen content as a screenshot in the My Documents \ Pictures \  Screenshots folder.

You may not see a push button on the keyboard. Laptops usually have this key. One of the other keys then often says “pressure” in a different color. In order to use the print function of the key, you then have to press the key combination [ Fn ] + [ Print ].

If you only want to record an open, active window, press [ Alt ] + [ Print ].

If you only use the print key without the Windows key, a screenshot of your screen will also be created. However, this is only saved in the clipboard. You can then open any graphics program such as Paint or Photoshop and insert the screenshot with the key combination [Ctrl] + [ V ]. You can use the save dialog to save the screenshot on the hard drive, for example as a JPG or PNG file. JPG files created in this way can now be reduced in size to save space.

Take screenshots with the snipping tool

If you do not want to record the entire screen content, but only an active window or a specific section and save it in a file, this is very easy with the pre-installed snipping tool.

To do this, open the start menu and enter Snipping Tool in the search field.

Start the program and then click on the “New” menu item.

Use the mouse to draw a frame around the area of ​​the screen that you want to capture.

Now you click on the floppy disk and save the screenshot. You can choose between PNG and JPG.

Create screenshots with an external program

As a third option, you can also download and install a screenshot program that meets your requirements. For Windows, we recommend “Greenshot”. For Linux, “Shutter” is very good, which you can install from your software center.

How To Screenshot On Dell Laptop

I am writing this blog post in order to provide you with some helpful tips and tricks on how to screenshot on Dell laptop.

How to screenshot on dell laptop in windows

If you want to know how to screenshot on dell laptop, desktop, or of a specific window, you can use the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + PrtSc or F12. To capture the whole screen, press the Print Screen button. To capture a specific window, press the Print Screen button and then click the window you want to capture. You can also take a screenshot of a web page, an application, or any other window by using the Internet Explorer web browser.

Note: The Print Screen button is located on the keyboard, next to the space bar.

Screenshot tips

The Print Screen button is located on the keyboard, next to the space bar. To capture a screenshot of the whole desktop, press the Print Screen button. To capture a screenshot of a specific window, press the Print Screen button and then click the window you want to capture.

When you take a screenshot, you can capture the window that you’re currently using or you can capture the entire desktop. You can also capture the entire desktop or a specific window. To capture a specific window, press the Print Screen button and then click the window you want to capture.

You can save the screenshot as a jpeg, png, or gif file.

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