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Print screen equivalent for iMac keyboard?


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Is there a "prt scn" equivalent function key on an Apple keyboard? I have the Apple keyboard with the small white keys, it's about 1 year old.
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There is no dedicated button, but there is a dedicated combination of buttons...
Hold down "cmd+shift+3", it will take a screen shot and save the file onto the desktop too.

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To add to my previous comment, combination "cmd+shift+4" gives you a crosshair to take a selection shot, or when you have the crosshair press the space button for a window selection shot.

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I'm gonna throw this out there because it happened to me last night working on a project...
How do you take a screen shot using a Mac keyboard when bootcamped into Windows?

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F14 on an imac keyboard

shift+fn+f11

or

shift+alt+fn+f11

for a MB or MBP

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Edit to my above post the combination with "alt" in takes a screenshot of the foreground window!

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Just tested it and it works great! Thanks, Buzzard!

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Haha no problem
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