How to Take a Screenshot


Press the Print Screen (or PrtScn) key on your keyboard to copy the entire screen to the clipboard. Now open a program like Microsoft Word or Paint.  Create a new file, and paste it in the image from the clipboard.  You can paste it either from the Menu –> Edit or use the keyboard shortcut, CTRL+V.  Then save the file and send it to


Press Command-Shift-3 to create a picture.png file on your desktop.  This .png file is a snapshot of your monitor.  You can email the file to

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