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screen capture on windows 10

Added a shortcut to take screen captures on Windows 10

To take a screen capture on Windows 10, press the “Windows” + “Print Screen” keys. Images are automatically saved in the “Screenshots” folder inside the “Pictures” folder. But if your keyboard doesn’t have a “Print Screen” key, it’s out.

With Microsoft’s 2in1 PC “Surface” series, you can hold down the Windows button on the main unit, press the volume down button, or use the “Fn” + “Space” keys to capture.

If your keyboard doesn’t have a “Print Screen” key and your PC isn’t a Surface series, you’ll have to use the “Snipping Tool” that comes with Windows 10. That said, some people may find it annoying to launch the app every time they capture it.

Good news for such a person. A shortcut for capture has been added to the Windows 10 Insider Preview. By pressing “Windows” + “Shift” + “S” keys, you can now specify the range to save and take a screenshot. When you press “Windows” + “Shift” + “S” keys, the screen turns white, drag to specify the range to capture and release it to save it to the clipboard. To save the capture as an image, paste it into the Paint app. By the way, it has been available since build 15002 released on January 9th.

However, it is troublesome to paste and save each time, so I would like it to be saved automatically like the “Windows” + “Print Screen” key.

This is a quick solution!

By pressing “Windows” + “Shift” + “S” keys, it is now possible to specify the range to save and take a screenshot.