The keyboard-driven “print screen” function is set by the OS on contemporary systems, and offers multiple ways to capture the screen. There are also applications that will perform a screen capture, allow for a level of editing and annotation, and subsequent output to multiple targets (clipboard, file, email, etc.). Current OSes include at least a basic program like this.
|Desired Capture||Destination||MS-DOS||Microsoft Windows||MacOS||Notes|
|Ouput to Printer||Printer||N/A||N/A|
|Capture Portion of Screen||Clipboard||N/A||N/A|
|Capture Portion of Screen||File||N/A||N/A|
|Microsoft Windows||User Directory
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