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How do I Take a Screen Shot?

On a PC

Make sure you have the relevant dialogue box or error visible on the screen:

  • Press the Print Scrn button (usually next to the F12 key)
  • Open an email (or Word doc) and click in the body of the message
  • Press Ctrl&V (or Right Click and click Paste)

The above will take a screenshot of the whole screen. To take a screenshot of just a dialogue box or active window do the following:

  • Click on the dialogue box or window to make it active
  • Press the Alt & Print Scrn button together
  • Open an email (or Word doc) and click in the body of the message
  • Press Ctrl&V (or Right Click and click Paste)

Using the Snipping Tool

This tool must be searched for the first time you use it but you can save it to your Start Menu or Taskbar for easy access (right click on the link and click either Pin to Start Menu or Pin to Taskber)

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  • Click on the Snipping Tool icon 

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  • You will see the following 
  • Drag the cursor around the section you want to copy 

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  • Save image as you normally would

You can then add this as an attachment to your email.

On a Mac

Using Shortcut Keys

Print Screen: Hold down Apple/Shift/3
Print Selection: Hold down Apple/Shift/4 - Cursor changes to a cross to draw your selection.

Both these options will create an icon on your desktop 'Picture 1' and 'Picture 2' etc.


LD Self ServiceLog Your Own Ticket

The University has provided a Self Service tool through which you can log your own tickets (jobs). You can also search for a previously logged ticket to check it's status. For urgent jobs you can phone the ITS Service Desk: ext 4008 (838 4008) for support.

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