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    VagnerThird
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    How to take a screenshot on your Mac

    To take a screenshot, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 3.
    If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

    How to capture a portion of the screen

    Press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 4.
    Drag the crosshair to select the area of the screen to capture. To move the selection, press and hold Space bar while dragging. To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.
    To take the screenshot, release your mouse or trackpad button.
    If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

    How to capture a window or menu

    Open the window or menu that you want to capture.
    Press and hold these keys together: Shift, Command, 4, and Space bar. The pointer changes to a camera icon . To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.
    Click the window or menu to capture it. To exclude the window’s shadow from the screenshot, press and hold the Option key while you click.
    If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

    Where to find screenshots

    By default, screenshots save to your desktop with the name ”Screen Shot [date] at [time].png.”
    In macOS Mojave or later, you can change the default location of saved screenshots from the Options menu in the Screenshot app. You can also drag the thumbnail to a folder or document.

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    In macOS Mojave or later, you can also set a timer and choose where screenshots are saved with the Screenshot app. To open the app, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 5. Learn more about the Screenshot app.
    Some apps, such as the Apple TV app, might not let you take screenshots of their windows.
    To copy a screenshot to the Clipboard, press and hold the Control key while you take the screenshot. You can then paste the screenshot somewhere else. Or use Universal Clipboard to paste it on another Apple device.

    #103279
    VagnerThird
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    Friends, I would like to join your conversation and add interesting information. It’s no secret that many people don’t know how to make a scrolling screenshot on mac and I’m ready to help each of you solve this issue. A few weeks ago I read this article and it was quite useful in solving this issue. Try it and you will read it and maybe you will be able to take a detailed screenshot on your device.

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