How to Take a Screenshot on Your Apple Computer

A screenshot is an image of your computer screen that you can take and save for later use. Here’s how to take a screenshot on your Apple computer.

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Introduction

Have you ever needed to take a picture of what’s on your computer screen? Maybe you want to share an error message with tech support, or highlight something on a web page. Screenshots are a great way to do that. Taking a screenshot on your Apple computer is easy, and once you know the shortcut you’ll be able to do it in no time.

How to Take a Screenshot of Your Entire Screen

To take a screenshot of your entire screen, press and hold 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.

To take a screenshot of part of your 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. When you’ve selected the area you want, release your mouse or trackpad button. To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.

How to Take a Screenshot of a Selected Portion of Your Screen

To take a screenshot of a selected portion of your screen:
1. Press Shift-Command-4. The pointer changes to a crosshair.
2. Move the crosshair to where you want start the screenshot, then drag to select an area. To move the entire selection, press and hold Space bar while dragging.
3. When you’ve selected the area you want, release your mouse or trackpad button. To cancel, press the Esc (Escape) key before you release the button.
4.find the screenshot on your desktop or in your Documents folder.

How to Take a Screenshot of a Window

To take a screenshot of a specific window, first make sure that the window is visible and active. Then, press and hold the following keys simultaneously:

-Shift key
-Command key (the one with the Apple logo)
-4 key

You should see your cursor change to a crosshair. Place the crosshair on top of the window you want to screenshot, then click and drag to select the area. When you release the mouse button, you should see the screenshot appear in a new window.

How to Take a Screenshot of a Touch Bar

Appleinsider.comHow to take a screenshot of your Touch BarTo take a screenshot of your Touch Bar, simply follow these steps:

1. Press Command + Shift + 6.
2. A thumbnail of your screenshot will appear in the corner of your screen for a few seconds.
3. To find your screenshot, open the Photos app and go to the Albums tab. Your screenshot will be saved in the Screenshots album.

Conclusion

We hope this article has helped you learn how to take a screenshot on your Apple computer! If you have any other questions, feel free to leave them in the comments section below.

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