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How to take a screenshot of your screen in macOS

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Issue:

There is no Print Screen key on an  Apple Macintosh keyboard. How do you take screenshots?

Resolution:

You can use the following shortcut keys to take screenshots with your Apple Macintosh.

Pressing Shift + Command (⌘) + 3 will save a .png screenshot to the desktop.

Pressing Shift + Command (⌘) + will change the mouse pointer to crosshairs. Using the crosshairs, highlight the area you wish to have a screenshot of. The screenshot will then be saved as a .png screenshot to the desktop.

Pressing Shift + Command (⌘) + 4  then pressing the spacebar will change the mouse pointer to a camera. When you place the camera icon over a window on your desktop and click on that window. A screenshot of the window will be saved as a .png screenshot to the desktop.