Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Boneheaded newb wants to take screenshots

    Member Since
    Feb 03, 2008
    Location
    Surrey BC Canada
    Posts
    444
    Specs:
    Mac Mini 2.5 i5/16Gb/500Gb/Radeon 6630M-256MB
    Boneheaded newb wants to take screenshots
    Ok this boneheaded newb who did search this forum and knows there are articles about it can't seem to find them and also did a google search but might be a doofus about what search terms to put in to it but can anyone give me the simple 411 on how to create screenshots of my Leopard desktop ?
    This is a multiplatform home !

  2. #2
    Boneheaded newb wants to take screenshots
    Brown Study's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 11, 2004
    Location
    Winnipeg
    Posts
    1,964
    Specs:
    G4 Tiger and OS 9
    Shift-command-3 takes a pic of the entire desktop.

    Shift-comand-4 turns the pointer into crosshairs. Drag the mouse over a chosen area, and voila.

    Go to a menu-bar item and click it. Shift-command-4-spacebar turns the pointer into a camera. Click the mouse for a pic of the chosen drop-down menu.

    The pix appear on the desktop. The free utility application Onyx allows you to change the desktop pix to jpgs and others.

  3. #3
    Boneheaded newb wants to take screenshots
    PowerBookG4's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 08, 2005
    Location
    New Jersey
    Posts
    6,188
    Specs:
    Mac Pro 8x3.0ghz 12gb ram 8800GT , MBP 2.16 2GB Ram 17 inch.
    the space bar trick works with all windows not just menu items just to add to that.
    My Website
    Blog
    I love my hosting company!
    I was on the M-F honor roll for Febuary:2006

  4. #4
    Boneheaded newb wants to take screenshots

    Member Since
    Feb 03, 2008
    Location
    Surrey BC Canada
    Posts
    444
    Specs:
    Mac Mini 2.5 i5/16Gb/500Gb/Radeon 6630M-256MB
    Thank you so much
    This is a multiplatform home !

  5. #5
    Boneheaded newb wants to take screenshots
    D3v1L80Y's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 02, 2004
    Location
    PA
    Posts
    12,456
    Specs:
    MacBook
    Well, there is the sticky thread, "Often forgot screenshot method..." at the top of this forum.
    __________________________________________________
    Posting and YOU|Forum Community Guidelines|The Apple Product Cycle|Forum Courtesy

    mac: a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
    MAC: a data communication protocol sub-layer, also known as the Media Access Control
    Mac: a brand name which covers several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.


Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Screenshots
    By sweettartnacho in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 01-06-2013, 08:02 PM
  2. Screenshots?
    By joesonaplane in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-28-2008, 07:20 PM
  3. Screenshots
    By timboellis in forum Schweb's Lounge
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-20-2007, 03:47 PM
  4. Screenshots
    By jack-o-box in forum OS X - Apps and Games
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-31-2006, 09:14 PM
  5. Screenshots?
    By NiQ-Toto in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-23-2005, 03:48 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •