How to make a screenshot in Windows 7?

Svetlana
Svetlana
October 28, 2014
How to make a screenshot in Windows 7?

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How to make a screenshot in Windows 7?

There are a lot of applications for creating screenshots, but it is not at all necessary to use them in Windows 7. The “Scissors” utility is already built into the operating system, which does an excellent job with this task. How to use it to make a screenshot of the screen in Windows 7, we will describe in this article. You may also be interested in the article How to make a screenshot of the screen, which tells about creating screenshots in Windows versions below 7.

How to take a screenshot in Windows 7

To start the program for creating screenshots, open the “Start” menu and enter the keyword “scissors” (without quotes) in the search box. You can find a link to run "Scissors" and independently - it is in the section "All Programs> Accessories".

In the window that opens, click the arrow next to the "Create" button and select which screenshot you want to make: the entire screen, window, rectangle or arbitrary shape. If you choose to take a screenshot of the entire screen, the finished image will immediately appear.If you want to take a screenshot of the window, you will be prompted to select the desired window. If you are creating a screenshot of a rectangular or arbitrary shape, you need to circle the desired area on the screen.

On top of the created screenshot, you can make an inscription using the “Pen” or “Marker” tools. Then the screenshot can be saved by pressing the button in the form of a floppy disk. It is also possible to copy an image for insertion into another program or send it by e-mail.

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