Copying Your Screen Content

You use the Snipping Tool program to capture an image—or a snippet—of a Web page or just about anything else on your computer screen. You can then e-mail the image, save it, or paste it into a document in another program. When you save or e-mail a snipped image, it’s saved as a single-page HTML document. When the image is that of a Web page, the URL (the Web address) is automatically inserted into the document.

Snip an Image

  1. If the Snipping Tool isn’t already running, click the Start button, type snip in the Search box of the Start menu, and then click Snipping Tool to start the program.

  2. Click the down arrow next to the ...

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