Taking a snapshot of part of a Mac’s screen

The following are the steps to take snapshot of part of a Mac’s screen.

Instructions:

 

Taking a Snapshot of Any Area on the Screen

    1. Press Command + Shift + 4. Your pointer becomes a crosshair.
    2. Drag the crosshair to enclose the portion of the screen you want to snap.
    3. Let go of the crosshair. When you hear a click, your Mac has taken a picture of that portion of your screen. The picture will be found on your hard drive with the file name "Picture 1," or a subsequent number if you’ve snapped more than one picture.
    4. Double-click the picture icon to launch SimpleText to see what you’ve snapped, or open the file in a graphics application to perform more sophisticated editing.

    Taking a Snapshot of a Single Window

    1. Press the Caps Lock key.
    2. Press Command + Shift + 4. Your pointer becomes a bull’s-eye.
    3. Position the bull’s-eye over the window or dialog box that you want to snap.
    4. Let go of the bull’s-eye. When you hear a click, your Mac has taken a picture of the window or dialog box. The picture will be found on your hard drive with the file name "Picture 1," or a subsequent number if you’ve snapped more than one picture.
    5. Double-click the picture icon to launch SimpleText to see what you’ve snapped, or open the file in a graphics application to perform more sophisticated editing

    Read more: How to Take a Snapshot of Part of a Mac’s Screen | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_9378_snapshot-part-macs.html#ixzz10F6XkK2g

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