You can capture any of the following types of snips:
Free-form Snip. Draw a free-form shape around an object.
Rectangular Snip. Drag the cursor around an object to form a rectangle.
Window Snip. Select a window, such as a browser window or dialog box, that you want to capture.
Full-screen Snip. Capture the entire screen.
After you capture a snip, it’s automatically copied to the Clipboard and the mark-up window. From the mark-up window, you can annotate, save, or share the snip. The following procedures explain how to use Snipping Tool.
After you capture a snip, click the Save Snip button in the mark-up window.
Saving Your Snip
In the Save As dialog box, enter a name for the snip, choose a location where to save the snip, and then click Save.
For a Screenshot in Windows 7
Tap or click the window you want to capture.
Press Alt+PrtScn. A picture of the window is copied and you can paste it wherever you’d like.