How to Use the Snipping Tool

Go to the Windows icon or “Start” and type in the Search bar “Snipping Tool”

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It will then look like this and you will see the Snipping Tool program under Programs at the very top of the menu:

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Right click and select “Pin To Toolbar” (you do this so you won’t have to search for the program again)

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It will then show up on your taskbar at the bottom of the screen:

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Now click on this icon and you will see the program open up, like this(it is normal for your screen to fade):

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You then click the “New” button and this will allow you to select the part of the screen you would like to copy (it automatically places your selection in a box):

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You will then click on the two papers “Copy” icon:

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Go to the place you would like to “paste” the document, right click and click on “paste”:

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That should work!

You can also paste into a Word document and attach the Word Document to the dropbox. You can “paste” into almost any program. I have noticed that sometimes I have trouble getting it to paste into certain programs, but I just keep trying and it eventually works!

You can download these instructions here: