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How to: Take a screenshot

Taking a screenshot on an iPad

  1. Pull up whatever you want to take a screenshot of on your iPad screen.
  2. Press your home button (the round plastic one on the face of the iPad) and the sleep/wake button (the one on the top of the iPad) simultaneously.
  3. The screen will flash, and an image will be saved to your Camera Roll. 

Taking a screenshot on a Mac

  1. Pull up whatever you want to take a screenshot of on your screen.
  2. While holding down your command (⌘) key and your shift key, tap the number 4 on your keyboard.
  3. A crosshair appears on the screen. Click and drag from one corner of the area you want to screenshot to another. This will save an image on your desktop.

Taking a screenshot on a PC

  1. Pull up whatever you want to take a screenshot of on your screen.
  2. Click "Start," and type "snip" into the search bar at the bottom of your window. 
  3. In the search results, choose "Snipping Tool." The icon looks like this: 

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  4. The following tiny window will open. In it, click the "New" button. 

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  5. A crosshair appears on the screen. Click and drag from one corner of the area you want to capture to another. 
  6. This will open a window with the area you selected shown. Click the purple floppy disk icon in the top left.

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  7. In the save window that opens, make sure to save your image someplace where you'll be able to find it easily later.
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