How do you take a screenshot on a Mac?

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asked Mar 19, 2019 in Desktops by Karont (2,270 points)
How do you take a screenshot on a Mac?

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answered Mar 19, 2019 by Shawn (60,240 points)
To take a screenshot on a Mac computer follow these instructions below.

Press Shift-Command-4.
Then Drag to select the area of the screen to capture.

To move the entire selection, press and hold Space bar while dragging.
After you release your mouse or trackpad button then find the screenshot as a .png file on your desktop.
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answered Mar 20, 2019 by palone (2,740 points)

There are several basic combinations to do this. By default, macOS stores screenshots in PNG format. But you can change this format to any other. Here you can read more info about this.

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