CAPTURING IMAGES ON THINKPAD!!! To begin with, what’s the purpose for capturing a screenshot on a Thinkpad? Who requires this function and under what circumstances. The screenshot feature on computers can also be known as the print screen functionality. Up until now this feature was only available on smartphones. For smartphones, capturing a screenshot is as easy as holding down the power button with the volume button concurrently. Now we have even more ways to capture screenshots. However, when it comes to laptops, most of us are unaware of this feature. If you want to learn more about how to capture a screenshot on a Thinkpad or are searching for solutions to that question, continue with this article.
Presently, we have numerous methods for capturing screenshots. Modern laptops come equipped with a built-in print screen feature that aids in capturing screenshots. With these features, you can instantly take and save a screenshot on your device.
Press “PrtSc” (captures the entire screen)
Press Windows and PrtSc keys together(instant saving)
Press Alt and PrtSc keys together(captures current window)
Press Windows, Shift and S keys simultaneously ( exclusive to Windows 10)
Use the Snipping Tool
Let’s review all these methods, one by one, in the following sections.
CAPTURING SCREENSHOT BY PRESSING “PrtSc” KEY
STEP1: Press the “PrtSc” key and the entire screen will get copied to the clipboard.
STEP2: Now, press the Windows key, search for and open Paint. Paste the copied screen impression onto the Paint application (Ctrl+V).
STEP3: Save the captured screenshot by pressing (Ctrl+S).
CAPTURING SCREENSHOT OF THE ENTIRE DISPLAY BY PRESSING THE WINDOWS KEY WITH THE PrtSc KEY
STEP1: By pressing the Windows key and PrtSc key together, you can capture a screenshot of the whole screen.
STEP2: To access your screenshot go to C:Users[your name]picturesscreenshot.
STEP3: If needed, you can use the Paint application to edit your screenshot.
CAPTURING SCREENSHOT OF THE CURRENT WINDOW
STEP1: To capture a screenshot of an active window or tab, click anywhere within the window/tab.
STEP2: Then simultaneously press Alt and PrtSc .
STEP3: The screenshot will be copied to your clipboard.
STEP4: You can later edit and save the screenshot.
CAPTURING SCREENSHOT ON THINKPAD USING THE KEYBOARD(WINDOWS 10 ONLY)
The following steps can only be used if your machine is running Windows 10.
STEP1:Press the Windows, Shift and S keys together to capture a screenshot.
STEP2: Click and drag the cursor to specify the area of the screen to capture.
STEP3: This process is referred to as partial screenshot.
STEP4: You can locate the screenshot at C:Users[your name]picturesscreenshot.
CAPTURE SCREENSHOT ON LENOVO THINKPAD USING SNIPPING TOOL
The Snipping Tool is a built-in program for Windows. This tool also allows you to capture screenshots, let’s go over the steps.
STEP1: Press the Windows key and type “Snipping Tool”.
STEP2: Open the Snipping Tool application and click on ‘New’.
STEP3: Click, hold and drag the cursor to select the area to capture, then release.
STEP4: Click on the save snip icon to save the screenshot.
HOW DO I CAPTURE A SCREENSHOT ON THINKPAD USING SNAGIT?
Snagit is another application you can use for more control when capturing screenshots. Below listed steps can guide you in the process.
STEP1: First, download and install Snagit on your computer.
STEP2: Launch the app and complete the login process.
STEP3: Click the capture button to start the process.
STEP4: Click, hold and drag the cursor to specify the screen area and release.
STEP5: Click on the camera icon to capture the screenshot.
STEP6: You can use the built-in tools in Snagit’s editor window to enhance the screenshot.
STEP7: Press Ctrl+S to save the screenshot on your device.
That concludes our guide on capturing screenshots on Lenovo Thinkpad. We hope the listed methods have been helpful. By adhering to any one of these solutions you can easily capture a screenshot. Having this capability can prove to be quite beneficial especially during online classes or meetings.