Steps To Take A Screenshot On Your Macbook Air

Here in this post, we  provide you with the latest and easy steps to take screenshots on your Macbook air, just follow the steps and you are good to go;

Take a screenshot on your Mac
You can capture the entire screen, a window, or just a portion of the screen.

How to take a screenshot on your Mac

To take a screenshot, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 3.
If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

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How to capture a portion of the screen

Press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 4.
Drag the crosshair to select the area of the screen to capture. To move the selection, press and hold Space bar while dragging. To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.

To take the screenshot, release your mouse or trackpad button.
If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

How to capture a window or menu

Open the window or menu that you want to capture.
Press and hold these keys together: Shift, Command, 4, and Space bar. The pointer changes to a camera icon . To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.

Click the window or menu to capture it. To exclude the window’s shadow from the screenshot, press and hold the Option key while you click.
If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

Where to find screenshots

By default, screenshots save to your desktop with the name ”Screen Shot [date] at [time].png.”

In macOS Mojave or later, you can change the default location of saved screenshots from the Options menu in the Screenshot app. You can also drag the thumbnail to a folder or document.

Why is my screenshot function not working?

Try pressing the Fn and Print Screen keys at the same time to see if a screenshot is successfully taken with this shortcut. You may also try the Fn + Windows key + Print Screen combination. Check if your Print Screen key is working when you use this key combination.

Why are my screenshots not saving Mac?

Under system preferences, go to Keyboard>Shortcuts>Screenshots. Check your key configurations and restore default if you need to. You can also try changing it and changing it back.

Why is my screenshot not working on laptop?

Check If There Is an F Mode or F Lock Key on the Keyboard. If there is an F Mode key or F Lock key on your keyboard, the Print Screen not working Windows 10 may be caused by them, because such keys can disable the PrintScreen key. If so, you should enable the Print Screen key by pressing F Mode key or F Lock key again.

Why are my screenshots not going to screenshot folder?

If the Screenshot folder doesn’t have the write permission, Windows 10 might not be able to save in that folder. Here is how to check and alter permissions. Step 1: Right-click on the Screenshots folder and then click Properties to open the Properties dialog. Step 2: In the Security tab, click on the Edit button.

Why are my screenshots not showing up in my camera roll?

If the issue persists, try clearing the cache and data of the Google Photos app as this is same as uninstalling and reinstalling the app : Device Settings > Apps > Photos App > Storage > Clear Cache and then tap on Manage Space > Clear All Data.

How do I get my screenshots to save automatically on Mac?

When you use keyboard shortcuts like Command + Shift + 3, your screenshots are automatically saved to the desktop. You can also right-click the floating thumbnail, which lets you save the screenshot to Documents or Clipboard.

How do I activate the Print Screen button?

Depending on your hardware, you may use the Windows Logo Key + PrtScn button as a shortcut for print screen. If your device does not have the PrtScn button, you may use Fn + Windows logo key + Space Bar to take a screenshot, which can then be printed.

Why is my snip and sketch not working?

Reset Snip and Sketch In some cases, when the snip and sketch app does not work, the issue can be related to the app’s data on your system. In such a scenario, you will have to simply reset the application on your system which will delete the app’s data on your system.

How do I take a screenshot without Print Screen?

Screenshots using Windows+Shift+S After pressing Windows key+Shift+S, the screen will dim, you can drag to select a portion of the screen to capture.

Where did my screenshots go?

In short, most screenshots go to your clipboard, and you have to paste each one into an image editing program like Paint before saving it somewhere else.

 

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