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How can I take a partial screenshot on a Windows 8.1 ?

Use the normal way of taking screenshots and crop it later. For doing that you need to press the PrtScr (PrintScreen) button on your keyboard, head to a brand new blank word file, (or its equivalent) use paste (Ctrl+V, or right-click → Paste) and then crop it in word itself using picture editing tools or save it as picture and then crop it using paint (or its equivalent).

Any other way????

Mohit Anand
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Use built-in Snipping Tool.
Hi Mohit,

In addition to the article that Jazz posted, here's one of my EE articles that has a section explaining how to use the Snipping Tool:

How To Embed Screenshots in Posts

Regards, Joe


Snipping Tool is an other Option.
Any Key to make easy.
In Window 8.1

In Window 10:
Press “Windows + Shift + S”. Your screen will appear grayed out and your mouse cursor will change. Click and drag on your screen to select the part of your screen you want to capture. A screenshot of the screen region you selected will be copied to your clipboard.

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Btw, we've all talked about the Snipping Tool in this thread, but there are, of course, other "easy" (free) ways to take partial screenshots, such as the excellent, open source Greenshot:

It can easily create screenshots of a selected region (and, of course, a window or screen). You can annotate, highlight, and redact screenshots. Regards, Joe
You need third-party tool lke ShareX to do what you want.