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Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Ever find yourself wishing you could put a screen shot into a Word document, Excel workbook, or PowerPoint presentation?

I know I use them all the time, and not just for this newsletter.

As a teacher I use them a lot when creating instructions for student projects or to create handouts to use during staff training.

It never occurred to me how much I’d use screen shots until I learned how. (It’s a lot like that little compartment for change in my car. It took me months to find it – now I use it all the time.)

At any rate, if you want to use screen shots you have to know how to make them – so let’s get to it.

That’s it – now you have a picture of the screen, as it was when you hit the Print Screen button.

Now let’s suppose that you have a lot of stuff on the screen and you only want one program from the many displayed. What do you do then?

This second one works well when you want a nice picture of program without the task bar across the bottom.

And there you have it. Perfect pictures and you don’t even have to get them developed!

~ April