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HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

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How to copy and print a screen from the computer

Version 1.0

Changes to previous version - new guidance.

Step 1

Make sure the screen you want to print is the ‘active’ screen that is the one with the title bar highlighted

  • select and hold down ‘Alt’ on the keyboard
  • select ‘Print Screen’ on the keyboard. This will copy an image of the active screen to the Windows clipboard
  • open your Word document
  • select and hold ‘Ctrl’ on the keyboard
  • select ‘V’ on the keyboard. This will paste the image of the active screen onto the Word document.

Note: You don’t need a separate Word document for each screen. You can use the same Word document to hold any number of screens if required.

If you need to print the screen

  • select and hold ‘Ctrl’ on the keyboard
  • select ‘P’ on the keyboard. The Print options menu will display
  • select ‘OK’. You’ve printed the screen
  • go to .

If you don’t need to print the screen, go to .

Step 2

Select ‘File’ on the toolbar

  • select ‘Save As’ from the options available
  • in the ‘File Name’ box, enter the title of the document following the normal naming conventions
  • select the folder you have created
  • select ‘Save’. You’ve copied the screen.