How To Take Screenshot From Keyboard and Save it As Image

Screenshot is a just taking a photo or picture of current screen or active screen on the computer.Usually when we are working on computer and it is showing any error and we do not able to understand what this error says then before saying OK or Cancel , we can take screen shot of that dialog box or whole screen.If any problem occurs due to this error then it will be easy to find the problem to see the screenshot of the error.


Uses of screenshot :-
1.Creating Image of current error or any website.
2.Screenshot can be used as reference to solve any technical problem or any issue.
3.We can paste or attach directly screenshot in Mail to describe the issue.
4.Screen shot is used as a camera which takes picture of current screen or window.

How to Take screenshot :-
It is very easy to take a screenshot, just press Print Screen button from the keyboard and as you pressed image has created, to see the screen shot you will have to paste the screen shot in any word document, in Microsoft Paint or in Any Mail.You can save screen shot in an image file.

For an example If you have opened a website and you are getting any message or error while navigating website and you want to take only screen shot of that error which is displayed as a active window then You will have to Hold Alt Key + Press Print Screen.It will create screen shot of only error message.

How to Create or Paste the Screen shot :-
1.Open a Microsoft word document and paste.
2.Click Start, Click Run, Type mspaint and then Click Ok or Enter, it will open the Microsoft Paint, Paste the screen shot , save it as Gif file at desktop or any other place where you want to save.

Other way to open Paint

3.Paste it in  mail, and send mail to describe the things.

There are mention other keyboard shortcuts which are very helpful.

Keyboard Shortcuts Description
ALT + PRINT SCREEN /Sys Rq Print the Active window
PRINT Screen / Sys Rq Print the whole window
CTRL+C Make copy of contents or files or folder.
CTRL+X Cuts the contents or files or folder.
CTRL+V Pasting the copied or Cut contents or files or folder
CTRL+Z Making contents or deleting files or deleted folder in orginal states for a time being.
DELETE Deleting the selected data or files or folder.
SHIFT+DELETE It Deletes the selected files or folders permanently without sending the item in the Recycle Bin
Press CTRL and drag any files or folder It Copies the selected files or folder.
CTRL+SHIFT and drag any files or folder It Creates a shortcut of selected files or folder.
F2 key It renames the selected files or folder
CTRL+ RIGHT ARROW It moves the insertion point to the beginning of the next word
CTRL+LEFT ARROW It moves the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word
CTRL+DOWN ARROW It move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph
CTRL+UP ARROW It moves the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph
CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys Highlight a block of text
SHIFT with any of the arrow keys Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document
CTRL+A Selects all Contents or Folders or Files.
F3 key Used to search for a file or a folder
ALT+ENTER View the properties for the selected item
ALT+F4 Close the active item, or quit the active program
ALT+ENTER Display the properties of the selected object
ALT+SPACEBAR Open the shortcut menu for the active window
CTRL+F4 It closes the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents open simultaneously
ALT+TAB Switch between the open items
ALT+ESC Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened
F6 key Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop
F4 key Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer
SHIFT+F10 Display the shortcut menu for the selected item
ALT+SPACEBAR Display the System menu for the active window
CTRL+ESC Display the Start menu
F10 key Activate the menu bar in the active program
RIGHT ARROW Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu
LEFT ARROW Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu
F5 key Refreshes the active window
BACKSPACE View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer
ESC Cancel the current task
CTRL+SHIFT+ESC Open Task Manager
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