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How to capture a screen in Excel

There are many ways to capture a screen in Excel. The most common way is to use the Print Screen button on your keyboard. To do this, simply press the Print Screen button while your cursor is on the desired screen. Your screen will then be saved to your clipboard, and you can paste it into Excel by pressing CTRL+V or by right-clicking and selecting Paste.

Another way to capture a screen in Excel is to use the Snipping Tool. To do this, open the Snipping Tool by searching for it in the Start Menu or by pressing Windows+S. Then, select New and choose whether you want to snip a free-form area, rectangular area, window, or full screen. After you make your selection, your screen will be dimmed and you can drag your cursor to select the desired area. Once you release your mouse, the screenshot will be taken and opened in the Snipping Tool window.

If you want to take a screenshot of only a specific window, you can press Alt+Print Screen while your cursor is on that window. This will take a screenshot of only that window and save it to your clipboard. You can then paste it into Excel as usual.

There are many other ways to take screenshots, but these are some of the most common methods. Whichever method you choose, taking screenshots in Excel is a quick and easy way to save images of data or charts for later reference.

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