Print screen key

Keyboard control keysSometimes abbreviated as Prscr, PRTSC, Prtscrn, Prt Scrn, or Ps/SR, the print screen key is a keyboard key found on most computer keyboards. When pressed, the key either sends the current screen image to the computer clipboard or the computer printer depending on the operating system or software program that is currently active.

Where is the print screen key on the keyboard?

The print screen key will be labeled as one of the abbreviations mentioned earlier and with the other control keys on the keyboard. In the picture on this page, the print screen key is the top-left key of the control keys, which is at the top-right of the keyboard.

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Also see: Control keys, Keyboard terms, Print, Printing terms, Screen shot