Try DocumentProperties, and on the Grid tab there are check boxes to show the grid, grid axis and world axis icon. I think this is more global than adjusting the settings for each display mode as Pascal described, although I don’t know if one will override the other.
To get multiple views you will need to set up a layout page. (See Layout in Help.) Another option is to create images of each view and then arrange them in a desktop publishing program or whatever you are composing you thesis report with.
Instead of the snipping tool, which will limit you to screen resolution, try Print and select “Image File” as your printer. Then in the Print Setup pop-up you can specify the DPI and lots of other details.