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How to Take a Screenshot on macOS

February 09, 2021 - macOS

You can use cmd + shift + 3 to take a screenshot.

Afterwards, you can click the thumbnail that pops up in the corner of the screen to edit or save it. You can also wait for the thumbnail to go away after few seconds and the screenshot will be saved to your desktop.

Other Useful Shortcuts

  • cmd + shift + 4 allows you to select a portion of your screen to capture
    • Hold the space bar to drag the selection window!
  • cmd + shift + 5 gives you full control over what portion of the screen to capture or even record
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