How to Take a Screenshot on a Chromebook [FAQ]

first_img Originally published Jul 27, 2018 6:00:00 AM, updated July 12 2019 Don’t forget to share this post! Topics: If you’re new to using a Chromebook, one of the first things you might be wondering is how to take a screenshot — while it’s simple, it’s certainly not intuitive if you’re used to a Mac or PC.Luckily, there are two different keyboard commands you can use to take screenshots of either your entire Chromebook screen, or a portion of it — best of all, you can take, save, and access screenshots even while you’re offline.Next time you’re putting together a presentation or writing a how-to blog post, use these instructions to take screenshots on your Chromebook.How to Take a Full-Screen Screenshot on a ChromebookTo take a screenshot of your entire Chromebook screen, simply hold down the “Ctrl” key and press the “Switch window” key (this key is at the top, in between your brightness and full screen buttons).When you press them both at the same time, you’ll see an alert in the bottom right corner that your screenshot has been saved. You’ll find your screenshot in your “Downloads” folder.Image courtesy of (edited to illustrate instructions).How to Take a Partial Screenshot on a ChromebookIf you’d prefer to take a screenshot of a specific, smaller section of your screen, you’ll still press the “Ctrl” and “Switch window” keys, like before. However, you’ll want to additionally hold down the “Shift” key.Image courtesy of (edited to illustrate instructions).Similar to the full-screen screenshot, your partial screenshot will be automatically saved. To locate it, open your “Downloads” folder.If you’re interested in increasing your productivity further, check out 12 Tools That’ll Keep You Productive Morning, Noon & Night.  Productivitylast_img read more

President defends coalition calls for end to power struggle

President Maithripala Sirisena today defended the coalition Government and called for an end to the power struggle within the coalition.Making the Government policy speech in Parliament, the President also sought an end to the squabbles between the Government and the opposition. Later, in his speech the President briefed Parliament on the achievements of the Government so far. President Sirisena said that the National issue cannot be resolved by the Government alone.He also said that the Government has a lot of challenges before it and all political parties must unite to develop the country.The President also said that the unity Government has been able to strengthen its relationship with the international community since it took office in 2015. The President said the National unity Government was formed to address the post war issues.He said that no matter what is said, the issues faced by the Tamils in the war affected North and East must be addressed. He said the Government will continue to maintain its non-aligned foreign policy and have a good relationship with all countries. (Colombo Gazette) The ceremonial opening of the second session of the eighth Parliament took place today with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena. read more