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When using Windows Key + Shift + S, the selected area of the screen is copied to the clipboard.
Is it saved somewhere also as an image? If so, where can I find it?

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The new Snip & Sketch tool copies to the clipboard but will also save the image in a temp file. The temp file of the image is stored in AppData\Local.

C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.ShellExperienceHost_(a string of numbers and letters)\TempState\ScreenClip

Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/comments/aia21t/snip_sketch/elt5ajt/

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  • I was downvoted for providing a thoughtful answer here. People (lots of them) lose files storing them in temporary locations. I would never do such a thing. – John Feb 24 at 20:16
  • Don't remember which answer you were but I didn't downvote any. OP should definitely save them elsewhere if they mean to keep them. This is a good place to look if they didn't save from clipboard and accidentally closed Snip & Sketch – MC10 Feb 24 at 21:49
  • That is what my answer was. They should be saved, not kept in a temporary locations. Yes, it was not you who downvoted. – John Feb 24 at 21:52
  • Many thanks for the info. Now I know the location, I can create a link to the folder since I clip a lot. – reflectionalist Feb 25 at 12:10
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    Folder exists but remains empty unfortunately. Could the location have changed since original answer? – Aurèle Oct 20 at 10:15
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It gets copied to your clipboard. You can paste it into Paint and save it as an image from there.

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    -1 from me too for not reading the question properly. – LPChip Feb 24 at 18:12

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