press "print screen" button in macbook pro

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by pribl, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. macrumors member

    Apr 6, 2011
    in some windows application I need press "print screen" button. how can I do it in my macbook pro ?
  2. macrumors 65816

    Jul 17, 2010
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    Cmd + shift + 3 for whole screen. Do cmd + shift + 4 instead and you can draw what you want captured.
  3. macrumors 6502a

    Apr 1, 2011
  4. macrumors newbie

    Apr 18, 2011
    pasting internet screen shot into Word

    Different twist...I'm trying to copy an internet page (screen print) into a Word document. I have tried both Command Shift 3 and Command Shift 4. I'm not having success in pasting the view into Word. All I get is a picture of the black Word doc being pasted into itself.

    What am I doing wrong?
  5. macrumors 65816

    Jul 17, 2010
    Once you do the cmd shift 4 you have to draw a rectangle over the area you want to screen print. If you're getting a black picture it means you didn't draw the rectangle and so it too a pic of nothing (basically speaking)
  6. macrumors 68030

    Dec 24, 2010
    Olympia, WA
    +1 - OP - his comment is what you're looking for to get the MBP to send the Print Screen signal to Windows.

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