Did you know easy snipping is only one step away, as a result of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update?
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If the Windows key + Shift + S keyboard shortcut is too long to recall, there are just three simple entry choices:
Since it is available in the Microsoft Store, Snip & Sketch (originally introduced as part of the Windows Ink Workspace under the name”Screen Sketch”) can update quicker and more often. It’s already had four app upgrades with new attributes since it was released in the autumn .
- Just click the pen tail button. If you’ve got a digital pen, enter Pen & Windows Ink Settings — you’ll find Screen Snipping is currently a choice for only click. This can launch you into our encounter that is snipping. Visit the Settings app and hunt for”PrtScn“, which will take you to a page with a toggle switch which states “Use the Print Screen key to start screen snipping.” Turn with this toggle to start snipping with only 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 if not, you could always enable it through Notifications & Actions Settings.
But you will want more. After taking a snip, you’ll find an invitation to take your own snip into the Sketch & Snip app where you can annotate and share.
Unlike Display Sketch, that the Snip & Sketch app will appear on the taskbar and at the task switcher (Alt+tab), which makes it a lot simpler to multi-task. You can also set the window size, and it supports multiple windows.
Check it out in action:
Find out more about that the creation of Snip & Sketch and how to use it over at the Windows Community.
To fast 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. You can take it from there, if that’s all you need.