How to Copy a Screen Shot & Paste into a Document
Whether using Windows or Mac OS, taking a screen shot and pasting it into a document is a simple process executed with a few simple keystrokes.
Things You'll Need
- Computer with a Windows or Mac Operating System
Press the "PrtSc/SysRq" button located in the upper right of the keyboard, near the "Scroll Lock" (or "ScrLk") and "Pause/Break" buttons. This will copy the screen shot to the clipboard.
Navigate to the document you want to work with and place the mouse cursor where the screenshot is to go.
Press and hold "Ctrl" (bottom left of keyboard), and press "V." This will paste the image from the clipboard onto the document.
Press and hold the "Control," "Command" and "Shift" buttons and press "3." This will copy the screenshot to the clipboard.
Navigate to the document and place the mouse cursor where the screen shot is to go.
Press and hold "Command," and press "V." This will paste the image from the clipboard.