11-21-2011 01:07 PM
I have a key on my HP keyboard that says "prt Scr". I want to use this print screen function but pressing it with or without the shift key does not do anything. How in the wordl do I use the print screen function. Thank you
11-21-2011 01:11 PM
Normally this function is uses to copy the screen to the Clipboard. After that you can use Ctrl+V to paste the Clipboard to other applications such as Paint, Word ...
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11-21-2011 01:12 PM
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When you press the prtScr key, it "captures" the screen. Now, you have to open MS Office, or Word, or another suitable program in order to "paste" the "capture".
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02-22-2014 03:50 AM
The keyboard Print Screen function (Prt Scr) is really a relic of the old DOS days. I would recommend a software solution (e.g., Greenshot) over cutting and pasting in Word. Greenshot (http://getgreenshot.org/) is free, open source and by all reports malware free.