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Old Jul 14, 2006, 12:05 AM   #1
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How to take a screen shot

I should know this but admit I dont.

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Old Jul 14, 2006, 12:08 AM   #2
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apple-shift-3 for a full screen
apple-shift-4 for crosshairs that let you drag over the area you want in the pic

they save to the desktop as png files

More in Apple > System Preferences > Keyboard & Mouse > Keyboard Shortcuts
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Old Jul 14, 2006, 12:08 AM   #3
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CMD+Shift+3 for a full screen shot and CMD+Shift+4 to bring up cross hairs to select what you want to take a screen of...
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Old Jul 14, 2006, 12:10 AM   #4
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CMD+Shift+4+space = Camera to take screenshot of entire window.
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Old Jul 14, 2006, 06:54 AM   #5
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Old Jul 14, 2006, 06:58 AM   #6
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cmd+shift+4 is the best screenshot option...i use it a lot...the best ever option available...
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Old Jul 14, 2006, 10:40 AM   #7
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There's a utility called Grab that gives you a little more control. It's in Applications<Utilities.

Also, Apple Help has answers to a lot of these questions. =)
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Old Jul 14, 2006, 10:51 AM   #8
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apple+shift+3 or 4 (+space if wanted) + control = whatever you select to the clipboard.
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To clarify these responses, "Command" is the official name for what some are calling the "Apple" key.

You may also hear it called "Flower" from old-timers.

They are all the same key; the key with the Apple and the squigly line thing.
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Old Jul 14, 2006, 12:27 PM   #10
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and control is the "ctrl" key next to option.
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I should know this but admit I dont.

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Add me on to this question! I own a 2009 IMac desktop and have no idea how to take a screen shot. Can someone give me a step-by-step explanation?
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Add me on to this question! I own a 2009 IMac desktop and have no idea how to take a screen shot. Can someone give me a step-by-step explanation?
Did you not read the thread? I don't think it could be answered any more completely.
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Old Jan 10, 2011, 02:26 PM   #13
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Add me on to this question! I own a 2009 IMac desktop and have no idea how to take a screen shot. Can someone give me a step-by-step explanation?
http://guides.macrumors.com/Taking_S...ts_in_Mac_OS_X
http://www.wikihow.com/Take-a-Screenshot-in-Mac-OS-X

via a search engine like Google: http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=mac...utf-8&oe=utf-8
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There's a utility called Grab that gives you a little more control. It's in Applications<Utilities.

Also, Apple Help has answers to a lot of these questions. =)
I only just saw this this week, is it new in 10.6.6 or have I just ignored it for ages??? It's good and helpful either way if you can't remember the shortcuts!
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I only just saw this this week, is it new in 10.6.6 or have I just ignored it for ages??? It's good and helpful either way if you can't remember the shortcuts!
I think it's been around since 10.4
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