TAKING A SCREEN-SHOT ****** USING"PAINT" FROM YOUR COMPUTER
The first thing you do is open up "paint"  Paint is found on  windows computers by clicking on "start" "all programs" "accessories" "paint"
You then load your farm that you want to take a pic of. Take the farm to "full screen" or come in close for a certain area you would like to take a picture of.
Once you have visualised the Image you would like you then *at the same time hold down "Ctrl" and "Prt Scr - Sys Rq" on your keyboard*. 

 
You will then go to "paint" which you already have open and paste using Ctrl V or right clicking your mouse and select "paste". You can then use "paint" to edit your pic.
 If you are not familiar with "paint" editing options, now is the time to learn.
Don't forget to save your beautiful work, on a place in your computer which is easy for you to remember.
Compiled & images by © FarmTown Girl

 

USING SNIPPING TOOL ******  FROM YOUR COMPUTER
First things first,  you will load your farm that you want to take a pic of. Take the farm to "full screen" or come in close for a certain area you would like to take a picture of. 
Open up "snipping tool"  which is found on *Vista* and  *windows 7* operating systems by clicking on "start" "all programs" "accessories" "snipping tool"  (This tool is also available on windows 8, type in search "snipping tool")
When you click on "snipping tool" you will get this pop up, which you can edit the options to suit your needs
Your screen will appear opaque, simply drag your mouse using the "left click" over the area you wish to take a pic of. Once you release the "left Click" you will receive a pop up of the image you snipped. 
Select "File" and then "save as" save in a place on your computer which is easy for you to remember.
Compiled & images by © FarmTown Girl