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To quickly snip and share a screenshot, media the Windows key + Shift + S into bring up a snipping toolbar — use it to snip a rectangle, something a little more freeform, or full screen and it will go straight to your clipboard. If that is all you require, you can take it from there.
But you may want more. After taking a snip, you’ll find an invitation to take your snip to the Sketch & Snip app where you are able to annotate and share.
Were you aware easy snipping is just a single step away, thanks to that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update?
As it is offered from the Microsoft Store, Snip & Sketch (originally introduced as a member of the Windows Ink Workspace under the title”Screen Sketch”) can upgrade faster and more frequently. It’s already had four program upgrades with new features since it was introduced from the fall.
- Just click the pencil tail button. When you have a digital pencil, go into Pen & Windows Ink Settings — you’ll find Screen Snipping is now an option for only click. This can launch you straight into our snipping experience.
- Press Print Screen. Visit the Settings program and search for”PrtScn“, that will take you to a page with a toggle switch which says“Use the Print Screen key to start screen snipping.” Turn on this toggle to start snipping with a single key press.
- Press the fast action button at Action Center, labelled”Screen snip.” It should be there as soon as you upgrade, but if not, you could always enable it through Notifications & Actions Settings.
If you enjoy Snip & Sketch, have a look at more Windows 10 Tips.
If the Windows key + Shift + S keyboard shortcut is too long to recall, there are three simple entry options:
Unlike Screen Sketch, the Snip & Sketch app will appear on the taskbar and in the task switcher (Alt+tab), making it a lot simpler to multi-task. You can also set the window size, and it supports multiple windows.