Unlike Display Sketch, that the Snip & Sketch app will show up on the taskbar and at the task switcher (Alt+tab), making it a lot simpler to multi-task. You can also specify the window size, and it supports multiple windows.
- Click the pencil tail button. When you’ve got a digital pencil, enter Pen & Windows Ink Settings — you will find Screen Snipping is currently an option for single click. This can launch you into our encounter. Visit the Settings app and search for”PrtScn“, that will take you to a page using a toggle switch that states “Use the Print Screen key to launch screen snipping.” Turn with this toggle to start snipping with just a single key press.
- Press the quick action button in Action Center, labelled”Screen snip.” It should be there as soon as you update, however if not, you can always enable it via Notifications & Actions Settings.
If the Windows key + Shift + S keyboard shortcut is too long to remember, there are just three simple entry choices:
As it’s available from the Microsoft Store, Snip & Sketch (originally introduced as a member of the Windows Ink Workspace under the title”Screen Sketch”) can upgrade quicker and more often. It has already had four app updates with new attributes since it was introduced in the fall.
To quickly snip and share a screenshot, media the Windows key + Shift + S to bring a snipping toolbar — use it to snip a rectangle, something a bit more freeform, or full display and it will go straight to your clipboard. You can take it from there, if that is all you need.
Find out more about the creation of Snip & Sketch and how to use it over at the Windows Community.
But you may want more. After taking a snip, you’re going to find an invitation to take your own snip to the Snip & Sketch app where you are able to annotate and share.
Were you aware easy snipping is just a single step away, thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update?