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How to printscreen without a mac-keyboard?


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Hello,

I have to make some printscreens for school, but my Mac-keyboard isn't working anymore since some cola felt on it. I had a 'normal' logitech keyboard too and I'm using that one now.

The problem is I can't make printscreens or get the dashboard etc. with it. How do I make a printscreen without using the keyboard?

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 shift 4, or alt shift 4 if you are using a PC keyboard

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Hmm not working. I can't do a simple copy paste either. Maybe my keyboardsettings aren't right? How do I change that? :p
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You can always use Grab? It should be in Applications -> Utilities.

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We have a logitech keyboard too and it requires a driver to properly work.
Apple - Downloads - Drivers - Logitech Control Center

The Mac's keyboard settings are in System Preferences>Keyboard

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 shift 4, or alt shift 4 if you are using a PC keyboard
With a non-Mac keyboard:
1. Windows-Shift-3 will capture the whole screen, saving the pic to MacHD or other user-specified location.
2. Windows-Shift-4 gives you cross-hairs with which to select all or part of what you're trying to capture, again saving as in 1 above.

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