How to Take Screenshots on your Computer (Mac)

Taking Screenshots of your Screen on a Mac


By default, to take a screenshot of your entire screen on a Mac, 


  1. Hold the shift key, and command key, and the number 3


2. The screenshot will appear on the desktop


By default, to take a screenshot of a selected portion of your screen on a Mac,

  1. Hold the Shift Key, Command Key, and the Number 4

  1. Your cursor will turn into a Crosshair
  2. Click and drag a box using your mouse of the area you want to capture
  3. The selected area of the screen will appear as a file on the desktop



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