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How to Insert a Screenshot or Screen Clipping in PowerPoint

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A PowerPoint deck is a prime example of an Office document that brings together many types of rich media. And when you have a presentation with more than 20 slides, importing files can be tedious and take a lot of time. To help ease the time on image importing, the built-in screenshot button can speed up your PowerPoint deck creation.

Watch the video above and follow the steps below to learn more.

  1. In your PowerPoint presentation, select the Insert tab.
  2. Click Screenshot.
  3. A drop down menu will appear with the option to take a screenshot of a window open on your desktop, or take a screen clipping of only a portion of your screen.
  4. Select the option that suits your need.
  5. The screenshot or screen clipping will insert straight into your PowerPoint presentation.
  6. Adjust sizing and placement of the image as needed.

Click here to learn how to insert a screenshot or screen clipping into a Word document.

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