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What is the keyboard shortcut to take a screenshot?

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Take a screenshot on your Windows computer by pressing the Windows and Print Screen keys, and on your Mac OS X computers by pressing the Command, Shift and 3 keys at the same time. On a touchscreen Windows device, press the Windows logo and the Volume Down key simultaneously.

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Both systems save the screenshots automatically. Find your Windows screenshot in the Screenshot folder under Pictures, and your Mac OS X screenshot on the Desktop. Pressing only the Print Screen key takes a screenshot and copies it to the memory. Press Control+V in an image editor to paste it. Press Command+Shift+4 on a Mac to take a screenshot of a part of the screen, then drag the cursor to select an area.

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