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    How Do You Grab a Window Screen Shot?

    What I mean by this is suppose you have a window open and you want a "picture" type record of it.
    I know there must be a way to do this, but I can't figure it out.
    Any help greatly appreciated.

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    Alt + PrintScr captures the entire screen into the clipboard, from where you can paste into whatever app you want.

    Depending on the Windows version, you may also have installed the Snipping Tool, which allows you to select the part of the screen you want. Snipping Tool is available at least from Windows 7 and later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ruirib View Post
    Alt + PrintScr captures the entire screen into the clipboard,
    Alt would only get the active window (as requested): Print screen

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    Quote Originally Posted by ruirib View Post
    Alt + PrintScr captures the entire screen into the clipboard, from where you can paste into whatever app you want.

    Depending on the Windows version, you may also have installed the Snipping Tool, which allows you to select the part of the screen you want. Snipping Tool is available at least from Windows 7 and later.
    Thanks for the snippng tool tip; that works great.
    Alt-Prt Scrn does not seem to work at all. At least if it is saving the screen somewhere I sure don't know where it is.

    rstew

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    Quote Originally Posted by rstew View Post
    Alt-Prt Scrn does not seem to work at all. At least if it is saving the screen somewhere I sure don't know where it is.
    Clipboard; just use paste somewhere, like Paint.

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    Rui, how are you ?
    In my book, it is Shift + PrntScrn, not Alt. I am on win 7 on this machine. Am I wrong ?

    For rstew, I then open my photo viewer and do a Ctrl V and it shows in it. Jean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by handcuff36 View Post
    Rui, how are you ?
    In my book, it is Shift + PrntScrn, not Alt. I am on win 7 on this machine. Am I wrong ?

    For rstew, I then open my photo viewer and do a Ctrl V and it shows in it. Jean.
    Hi Jean,

    Bruce was right, pressing PrtScr should get you the whole screen. It works both in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
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    Here is a wonderful app that will streamline everything for you! http://postimage.org/app.php

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    Good morning, Rui.
    My question was about using Alt & PrnScrn. I have been in the habit of using Shift & PrnScrn. I had a look at the link that Bruce posted here and sure enough both Shift and Alt will do the trick. On this KB, the PrtSc is in blue and this to me means Shift.
    Live and learn. Thanks. Jean.

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