If the Windows key + Shift + S keyboard shortcut is too long to recall, there are just three easy entry choices:
But you may want more. Immediately after taking a snip, you’ll find an invitation to take your own snip into the Sketch & Snip app where you are able to annotate and discuss.
Since it is offered in the Microsoft Store, Snip & Sketch (originally introduced as part of the Windows Ink Workspace under the name”Screen Sketch”) may upgrade faster and more frequently. It has already had four app upgrades with new features since it was released in the fall.
Unlike Screen Sketch, that the Snip & Reminders program will appear on the taskbar and in the task switcher (Alt+tab), which makes it a lot easier to multi-task. It is also possible to set the window size, and it supports multiple windows.
To quickly snip and share a screenshot, press the Windows key + Shift + S to bring up a snipping toolbar — use it to snip a rectangle, something a little more freeform, or full display and it will go right to your clipboard. You can take it from there, if that is all you require.
Did you know easy snipping is just a single step away, thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update?
Check it out in action:
Find out more about that the creation of Snip & Sketch and how to utilize it over at the Windows Community.
- Click the pencil tail button. When you have a digital pen, go into Pen & Windows Ink Settings — you will find Screen Snipping is currently a choice for single click. This can launch you directly into our experience that is snipping. Visit the Settings app and search for”PrtScn“, that will take you to a webpage using a toggle switch which states “Use the Print Screen key to start screen snipping.” Turn with this toggle to begin 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 update, however should not, you can always enable it through Notifications & Actions Settings.