How do I take a screenshot on my Mac?

Take a screenshot of the entire screen:

Press Command+Shift+3. This will place an image file on your desktop. Double-click on the file to open it in Preview.

Take a screenshot of just a portion of the screen:

1) Press Command+Shift+4. When the cursor changes to a cross-hairs, click and drag over the area that you want.

Mac Screenshot of Taking a Screenshot


2) An image file will be placed on your desktop.

3) Double-click on the file to open it in Preview.

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