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Insert a Screenshot

Capture a screenshot of another open window on your computer and insert it into a Word document. Its now even easier to insert a screenshot. Picture editing tools such as cropping and sizing appear afer insertion.

  1. Click on the Insert tab of the Ribbon
  2. Click on the Screenshot button in the Illustrations group
  3. A list appears showing the open windows on your computer

    Insert a screenshot in a Word document

  4. Select the required window from the list to take a screenshot of the full window, or click the Screen Clipping option to take a screenshot of a specific area of the window
  5. Use screen clip to take a screenshot of the Google logo

  6. The last window used is shown in a faded appearance. Select the area of the window you want to use
  7. Google logo inserted into a document

    The Screen Clipping feature can only be used on the window previously open

The Picture Tools Format tab appears on the Ribbon so you can format the image as required.

To save the Screenshot for future use, right click on the picture and click Save as Picture.

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