OS X: How do I take a screenshot on my mac?

   Posted February 7, 2007 by David Kirk in Apple Mac

Taking screenshots in OS X is very simple. Here are the shortcuts to do it.



how to take screenshots in os x

Command+Shift+3 Capture entire screen and save as a file
Command+Control+Shift+3 Capture entire screen and copy to the clipboard
Command+Shift+4 Capture selected area and save as a file
Command+Control+Shift+4 Capture selected area and copy to the clipboard
Command+Shift+4 then Space bar Capture window, menu, desktop icon, or menu bar and save as a file
Command+Control+Shift+4 then Space bar Capture window, menu, desktop icon, or menu bar and copy to clipboard

 

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