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How to screenshot on Mac

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Mac is not so complicated operating system and if you want to know how to screenshot on Mac then I’m here to help you. There are some easy steps to take screenshot on Mac and those are described below for you.

Different types of screenshot on Mac

  • Full screenshot
  • Partial screenshot
  • Manually screenshot

How to screenshot on Mac

The steps are different to take screenshot in those different types of screenshot. From them first two options are to take screenshot using keyboard and another if from menu bar. Those are given below:

Full screenshot

Press the button 3 holding down command and shift button together. Thus your screenshot will be saved into desktop and the name will be according to date and time.

Partial screenshot

You have to select the rectangle area using the cursor and then you have to press the button 4 holding down command and shift button together. Thus your screenshot will be saved into desktop and the name will be according to date and time.

Manually screenshot

Follow this command: File>Take Screen Shot>From Selection…/From Window…/From Entire Screen.

Thus you can save your capture as JPG, TIF, and PDF and so on.

How to copy paste to any editor

Follow any combination of steps from full screen and partial screenshot holding down the control button, this will save your capture to the clipboard. Then press V button holding down command button and this will paste your capture to the editor you’re using or you want.

These are the easy ways how to screenshot on Mac, follow them and you’ll get your desired capture.

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How to right click on a Mac

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Right click is very important for the Mac users as most of the commands need right clicks to open any application. If you are a new Mac user and don’t know how to right click on a Mac then  read through this article and learn how to right click on a Mac.

Requirements

  • A PC or laptop of Mac OS.
  • Keyboard
  • Mac Mouse

How to right click on a Mac

There are different ways to right click on a Mac. Some of the easy methods are described below:

  • Control click method
  • Trackpad+ tow finger method

Control click method

It is named so because of being used of the two buttons ‘control key’ and the ‘mouse button’.

  • Press the control key and holding it pressed click on the one button mouse.
  • Leave the control key after click.
  • You will see a menu box on screen
  • Choose your option whatever you need from it.

Mac mouse contains only one button different from windows pc mouse, that’s why you need to follow this option of Control+ click. You will see the control button 2nd from left side to the space bar.

There is another option which may also help you. Read it below to know how to right click on a Mac manually.

Trackpad+ two finger method

This method helps to right click manually from the options. Follow the below steps to learn this method.

  • First you have to enable 2-finger clicking option.
  • Now open system preferences, it is situated under the apple menu and click on trackpad icon.
  • Trackpad tab should open then click on the checkbox beside the secondary click to enable it, a menu box will appear then select the click or tab with two fingers then a video example will appear to teach you the exact way to place your fingers.
  • You can now test what you turn on or what you learn from the video. So you should now go to the finder and place your 2 fingers of on the touchpad and you will see a contextual menu.
  • Then choose your desired option from the menu.
  • For your information this method is effective with all kinds of trackpad surfaces.

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