Guides 26 January 2016

Updated: Pasting Screenshots in Chrome Browser

Using the Clipboard in Chrome

UPDATED: You can now use paste screenshots using Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Edge browsers! Check out this new video to see how. 

Taking screenshots while using your clipboard to add content to your boards has never been so easy. Whether you are using a Mac or a PC, you can take any screenshot and easily paste it into your boards to share it with your team when in a Chrome browser. 

Screenshots via your Clipboard with PC:

Taking a screenshot with PCFull screen to Clipboard:

PrtSc (Print Screen)

Ctrl + V to paste it directly in a board

Active window to Clipboard:

Alt + PrtSc

Ctrl + V to paste it directly in a board

 

 

Screenshots via your Clipboard with MAC:

Taking a screenshot wth MacFull screen to Clipboard:

Cmd + Ctrl + Shift + 3

Cmd + V to paste it directly in a board

Selected area to Clipboard:

Cmd + Ctrl + Shift + 4 and drag mouse to specific area wanted

Cmd + V to paste it directly in a board

 

 

Further Tips for Mac Users

When using the Cmd + Ctrl + Shift + 4 command, there are further shortcuts that you can try out to capture exactly what you want. Try out these 6 commands yourself:

Hold Spacebar key when using a Mac Press Spacebar to change your mouse to camera mode to capture an entire window.
Press and hold the Option key when taking a screenshot with a Mac Press and hold Option to select the specific area you want by starting from the center.
Hold Spacebar to move the highlighted area Press and hold Spacebar to move the selected area exactly where you need it to be.
Hit the Escape key to use your mouse cursor To use your mouse cursor again, press Escape to get out of screenshot mode.
Hold the Shift key down to lock vertically or horizontally Press & hold Shift to lock the vertical or horizontal position to take a more precise screenshot.
Hold Shift and Spacebar keys to lock vertically and horizontally Press & hold Shift and Spacebar to lock the vertical or horizontal position and move the highlighted selection.

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