Screenshots are a convenient way to capture images of what's displayed on the screen on your MacBook. Whether you want to share information, capture errors, or simply save precious moments, here's how to take screenshots on your MacBook:
Screenshot of the entire screen
1. Press Shift + Command (⌘) + 3 at the same time. Your MacBook will automatically take a screenshot of the entire screen.
2. The screenshot will be saved as an image file on your desktop, usually named "Screenshot [Date-Time].png".
Screenshot of part of the screen
1. Press Shift + Command (⌘) + 4 at the same time. Your mouse cursor will turn into a cross.
2. Drag the cross to select the area you want to capture. Hold down the mouse button to adjust the size of the selection. Release the mouse button to capture.
3. The screenshot of the selected part will be saved to your desktop as an image file, usually named "Screenshot [Date-Time].png".
Screenshot of a specific window
1. Press Shift + Command (⌘) + 4 + Space keys at the same time. Your mouse cursor will change into a camera icon.
2. Move the camera icon to the window you want to capture. The window will be highlighted when selected.
3. Click on the window to take the screenshot. The screenshot of the selected window will be saved to your desktop as an image file, usually named "Screenshot [Date-Time].png".
You can also find your screenshots in the "Screenshots" folder located in the "Pictures" folder of your user account.
Now that you know how to take screenshots on your MacBook, you can easily capture images and share them as needed. Feel free to use this handy feature to document information, troubleshoot issues, or simply capture precious memories.
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