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How do I take a screen shot on Mac OS X?


This article applies to:
  • Platform(s): Macintosh OS X

Take a screen shot of the whole screen
  1. On the keyboard press Command-Shift-3
  2. The screen shot is taken, and it is saved as a file on the Desktop.

Take a screen shot of part of the screen
  1. On keyboard press Command-Shift-4, then drag the cross-hair pointer to select the area to capture.
  2. Continue to press the mouse button, release the keys.
  3. When you are ready to take a screen shot, release the mouse button.
  4. The screen shot is taken and it is saved as a file on the Desktop.

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