Take Snapshot Using Snipping Tool in Windows 10

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    The first thing that you need to do is open up Snipping Tool.
    In this case, you have it pinned to the start menu. If you don't know how to locate Snipping Tool, you can watch our other tutorial on how to do so. Now, click on the lower-left corner of the screen to open up the start menu.
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    Click "Snipping Tool".
    When it opens, you have several options.
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    For example, you can click "New".
    Now, you have "Free-form Snip", "Rectangular Snip", "Window Snip", and "Full-screen Snip."
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    Let's click "Free-form Snip".
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    In this mode, you simply click and move the mouse around to mark the area that you want to snip.
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    Click "New".
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    Another way to take a snapshot is to click on the "New" drop-down menu and click "Rectangular Snip".
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    In this case, you click and drag a rectangular shape.
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    Click "New".
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    Another option is to click "New" and "Window Snip".
    In this case, the screenshot of the whole desktop will be taken.
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    Let's open some applications.
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    Open Snipping Tool from the taskbar and click "New".
    Now, the "Window Snip" will either take a snapshot of the desktop or a window.
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    You can alternate between desktop and Windows by moving the cursor over them.
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    Let's go ahead and click the opened window.
    A snapshot of it will be taken.
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    Click "New".
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    Another option is to click "New" and "Full-screen Snip".
    The snapshot of the full screen will be taken.
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