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Is there a way to take a screenshot in Borderlands 2 with a certain shortcut (so i don't have to use third-party software) ?

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...Print Screen doesn't work? –  Frank Sep 19 '12 at 21:58
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@fbueckert I wonder if windows technically counts as 3rd party software? –  ewanm89 Sep 19 '12 at 22:08
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@fbueckert Print Screen does not work. –  user9983 Sep 19 '12 at 22:12
    
Print Screen works for me in Windows 8 (I assume 7 too) with Full Screen Windowed mode. –  Mufasa Sep 20 '12 at 13:41
    
Print Screen works for me on Windows 7 –  Ramhound Sep 20 '12 at 18:49
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I'm aware of no in-game, purely first-party mechanism for taking a screenshot.

However (as Kexlox discovered), Borderlands 2 on PC is currently Steam-exclusive. Steam offers screenshot capabilities, in-game by way of the 'P' button when looking at significant items (weapons, shields, grenade mods), and otherwise by way of the 'F12' button.

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There are, of course, numerous third-party solutions to the screenshot problem, if you're on PC. Steam, for one. –  Christopher Berman Sep 19 '12 at 22:20
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I'm not sure if steam is really third-party for borderlands 2, that's sort of debatable, but it does screenshots quite well. –  Kexlox Sep 20 '12 at 3:18
    
Considering Borderlands 2 is not Steam-exclusive on the PC platform, I'd say it definitely counts as third-party. –  Christopher Berman Sep 20 '12 at 3:52
    
I know about the taking screenshots of items while using the "Inspect" option,my question is about taking screenshots in general. –  ChrisHateZ Sep 20 '12 at 5:21
    
Erm,i just went to check screenshots i made using "P" in inspect mode and i noticed i don't have any,can you try taking screenshot with "P" shortcut and let me know did it actually take a screenie? –  ChrisHateZ Sep 20 '12 at 6:00
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Windows 7 and below:

Print SCR


Windows 8 and up:
SUPER+Print SCR
It should be in YOURDIR\Pictures\Screenshots

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If you still haven't solved this problem, you can go to System Preferences, then select Keyboard, then access Keyboard Shortcuts. Press on the Mission Control tab on the right of the window, and uncheck "Show Dashboard"

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