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How to take a Screen Shot in Windows and Linux with OS Utilities



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April 24, 2009 4:53 pm

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Generally screen shots are very useful while writing articles or transition documents or tutorials. They will help the user to understand the content very easily and quickly.

Windows:

Method: Suppose if we want to take the entire desktop as a screen shot

Open the windows or the minimize them all ( winkey + D) to see the desktop depends on what you want to take the screen shot of.

  1. Press the Prt Scr key on the key board.
  2. Open mspaint (run -> mspaint)
    • You can open OpenOffice Writer or MS Word and paste there.
  3. Paste (ctrl + v )
  4. Now save the picture in the format you like.
  5. Method: Suppose if we want to take only the particular window or application as a screen shot

    1. Open the window / application and keep it in the size you like.
    2. Press “ALT + PrtScr” ( make sure the window is in focused state )
    3. Open mspaint (run -> mspaint)
      • You can open OpenOffice Writer or MS Word and paste there.
    4. Paste (ctrl + v ) ( we see on the application window instead of entire desktop )
    5. Now save the picture in the format you like.

    Linux:

    How to take a screen shot in GNOME (OpenSuSE or SLED)

    Method: Suppose if we want to take the entire desktop as a screen shot

    Open the windows or the minimize them all to see the desktop depends on what you want to take the screenshot.

    1. Press Prt Scr (by default) key on the key board.
    2. Automatically it will generate a save screen shot dialog prompting you to save the picture
    3. Press OK to save, (a preview of the screen shot also will be shown in the dialog)

    Method: Suppose if we want to take only the particular window or application as a screen shot

    1. Open the window / application and keep it in the size you like.
    2. Press “ALT + PrtScr” ( make sure the window is in focused state )
    3. Automatically it will generate a save screen shot dialog prompting you to save the picture
    4. Now save the picture in the format you like.
    NOTE: by default PrtScr and ALT + PrtScr are for taking the screen shots. If they are binded to other programs. Please check the “keyboard shortcuts” application (gnome-keybinding-properties) and change the keys.
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