the print screen function does not work

  mikefromp1 20:08 10 Mar 05
Locked

I've used this computer for nearly a year now, and use the printer without any problems. Yesterday I wanted to print the screen. So I "pushed the button", nothing happens. Various combinations of ctrl & alt & windows keys were tried, no results.
I searched the help files they are fine if your printer does not work, but useless in this case.
The nearest I could get to the problem was a function lock key. I can't find one on my keyboard, which is a bog standard one with a PS2 plug.
System is xphome with service pack 2.

Any suggestions out there.

MikeP.

  Technotiger 20:11 10 Mar 05

Hi, after pressing PrtScn key you should then go to Start>All Programs>Accessories then go to Paint.
In Paint go to edit, then Paste. You will then see your screen shot, which you can save as a picture, give it a name, in My Pictures.


Cheers.

  Technotiger 20:12 10 Mar 05

ps. then you can print it.

  zaach 20:13 10 Mar 05

When using Print Screen key you are in fact carrying out a copy function, you then have to paste to a graphics program to obtain your data, then print it.

  john-232317 20:19 10 Mar 05

click here

And download the free printscreen program its brill.

  Technotiger 20:34 10 Mar 05

Thanks friend, just tried it, 'tis great.

Cheers.

  VoG II 20:38 10 Mar 05

HoverSnap click here is good as well.

  Technotiger 20:56 10 Mar 05

Hi friend - agreed, everything except Hovercraft
:-)) I used to build 'em.

  mikefromp1 21:03 10 Mar 05

Works a treat, thanks technotiger

MikeP

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Best phone camera 2016/2017: Galaxy S7 vs iPhone 7 vs Google Pixel vs HTC 10 Evo vs OnePlus 3T vs…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

The Pantone Colour of the Year 2017 is Green

Super Mario Run preview | Hands-on first impressions of Super Mario Run: Mario's iPhone & iPad…