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Mac Tip #16 - Screen Capture Shortcuts

You can use basic keyboard shortcuts to capture screenshots. You can use 'Grab', but this is much quicker.
Listen to the Podcast for instructions!

Hold down COMMAND+SHIFT+3
and it will grab the whole desktop, whatever you can see.

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Hold Down COMMAND+SHIFT+4
and it will present you with a cross hair, and you can drag and click a cross hair over the area you want to capture.

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You can also use COMMAND+SHIFT+4 and then press the SPACEBAR
this will bring up a camera icon (can't see in this image though..sorry)
that you can move to select a particular open window -- Very Useful.

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