Screenshots issue on OS10.10.1

Jun 9, 2013
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I'm having a weird issue where, when I take screen snapshots (i.e. SHIFT-ALT-4 to lassoo an area and make a .png file): The file never goes to my desktop. In fact it seems to just disappear. Same goes for entire screenshots.

I can sometimes find it when I then go 'search....png) but I still don't know what's happened. It seems to somehow be 'hidden' on my desktop. Once I managed to get the screenshots to appear by resizing my desktop icons, but since then, no luck.

Anyone else have this problem?

I'm on the New Mac Pro (Dec 2013). 12-Core, 64GB RAM



I know there is a way to define where snapshots are saved (and the format) but I can't find it on my system. One way I KNOW it can be changed is by running OnyX and setting it in the Parameters tab. OnyX is a great tool for your system, so if you don't have it, go get it. It is free.

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