|Press these keys:
||To do this:
|Shift + + 3
a picture file of the entire screen in PDF (Acrobat) format You will find
your picture file on your desktop labeled Picture 1. Each time you press
+ 3 an additional file, called Picture 2, Picture 3, etc. is created on
|Shift + + 4
a picture file of a rectangular section of the screen. (After pressing
and releasing the key combination, MAC OSX presents you with crosshairs
you can use to select whatever portion of your display you'd like
to capture. Picture 1 appears on your desktop as usual.)
|Shift + + 4 then Spacebar
a picture file of a window. Immediately hit the spacebar after typing
Command-Shift-4. Instead of crosshairs, you'll see a little camera.
Move the camera around to highlight the Dock, the menu bar, the desktop,
or any open window. Then just click the mouse button to "snap" a picture.
You can entirely eliminate the desktop when you capture a screen shot
of an individual window.
|A plus sign (+) means key are held down
|***Note: To copy a section
of the screen or a window to the Clipboard instead of saving it as a
file, press the Control key as you select the part of the screen or