WWhether it’s to save important information or to capture a funny moment to share with a friend, screenshots are part of your laptop’s daily life. On the Manzana Mac screenshots are easy thanks to the various keyboard shortcuts.
Here we describe some of the basic Mac keyboard shortcuts that allow you to take screenshots of the entire screen or portions of it.
How do I take a screenshot of the entire screen on Mac?
The most common type of screenshot is to take a screenshot of the entire screen. You can do this by going to the screenshot toolbar and clicking Capture Full Screen, but there is also a shortcut as pressing Shift, Command, and 3 will take a screenshot instead.
How do I take a screenshot of a portion of the screen?
Sometimes you only need to show part of the screen. You might want to leave your toolbar or look at other tabs. To do this, start by pressing the Shift, Command and 4 keys at the same time, and then you can select a section with your mouse. Then, letting go will take a screenshot of that part.
How do I take a screenshot of a window?
Take a screenshot of a specific window in the same way as in the previous instructions. You press Shift, Command, 4 and Spacebar, then click the window you want to record.
How do I take screenshots using the Touch Bar?
If your Mac has a touchpad, you can create a button that only takes screenshots. This can be done by going to System Preferences, clicking Keyboard and choosing Customize Control Strip. Here you can choose the location of the screenshot button and save your changes. You will now have a dedicated button for screenshots only.