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Windows Key shortcut for the Snipping Tool

Another top tip for Snipping Tool enthusiasts. You can actually bypass the Snipping Tool’s interface entirely by using this shortcut – Windows Key + Shift + S. This key combination jumps straight into the Snipping Tool, greys out the screen and displays crosshairs for the user to select the section of the screen they wish […]

Snipping Tool Application Options

Having taken a look at the ‘Snip’ options available in the Windows 10 Snipping Tool, we thought we’d take a quick look at the application options as well. Clicking on the Options cog in the initial Snipping Tool window opens up the ‘Snipping Tool Options’ dialog

Snipping Tool ‘Snip’ Options

Most of us probably just make ‘rectangular’ snips when using the Windows Snipping Tool. But there are a few other options available when using the Snipping Tool. These alternative snips are available in a drop down from the ‘New’ option in the Snipping Tool.

Multiple Monitors and PrntScrn in Windows 10

The PrntScrn or ‘Print Screen’ keyboard function has been around a long time, coming into existence well before multiple monitor setups were all the rage. Now that multiple monitor setups are much more common we thought we’d take a quick look at how the PrntScrn key operates with multiple screens in Windows 10. 1) PrntScrn […]

Set a Keyboard HotKey or Shortcut Key for the Snipping Tool in Windows 10

It’s very easy in Windows 10 to set up a keyboard shortcut to start up the Snipping Tool or any other application for that matter. Just follow these steps 1. Right click on the Snipping Tool in the App menu (or its tile if you have one setup) and select ‘Open File Location’ 2. This […]