how does print screen work

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The print screen keyboard key sends the contents of the entire screen to the clipboard. When I'm not using snagit, i then go to an image editor (irfanview) and paste it as a PNG or JPG. What's the equivalent process with snagit. Thanks.
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The equivalent process would be to set your hotkey beneath the red Capture button and toggle Copy to Clipboard on.  In this screenshot, I have Selection set to Region, but you can choose the most appropriate option for your needs.

If you also want your content to go directly into a PNG, for example, the first half of this short video demonstrates how to do that. (no sound in video)
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Thanks.