[This is a post in the #faqs section.]
This post describes some easy, free ways to take screenshots on desktop and laptop computers.
The Firefox browser has a built-in screenshot tool, and it works on Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can right-click on any webpage in Firefox and then on “Take a screenshot”. There’s also a menu option that is described on the page and screenshot below. It’s a great way to take screenshots of your Memory League games and post them in the forum.
This page describes the feature:
Here’s where to find the menu:
You can then click-and-drag to select an area. If you click “Copy” you can then paste the image directly in a forum post with ctrl+c (Windows or Linux) or command+v (Mac).
On Windows, you can press ctrl+windows+s to copy an area of the screen.
Then paste the image directly into a forum post with ctrl+v.
On Mac, press shift+command+5.
For GNOME / Ubuntu, try these keybindings:
- Prt Scrn to take a screenshot of the desktop.
- Alt+Prt Scrn to take a screenshot of a window.
- Shift+Prt Scrn to take a screenshot of an area you select.
See also these instructions.
To edit screenshots, you can use a free image editing program like GIMP.