Snipping Tool

This knowledgebase article covers an improved way of capturing an image on screen for repurposing.

This knowledge base article covers an improved way of capturing an image on screen for re-purposing. This replaces the need for screenshots, also known as screen grabs, print screens. Useful when creating documents or communicating images and text without encountering formatting issues.

Snipping Tool

Snipping Tool

Microsoft has introduced the snipping tool, which greatly advances how we can do this. Please visit the in the picture below by clicking on it. You will find an video with a short tutorial.

To capture a snip

Open Snipping Tool by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button. In the search box, type Snipping Tool, and then, in the list of results, click Snipping Tool.

Click the arrow next to the New button, select Free-form Snip, Rectangular Snip, Window Snip, or Full-screen Snip from the list, and then select the area of your screen that you want to capture.

We would recommend adding the snipping tool to your task bar, by right clicking on it and choosing to pin to task bar. This will help you get quick access to it when you want to snip something you are actively looking at.

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Snipping Tool - Ping to Taskbar

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