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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Mac screen shots - the easy way to use them

It's taken far too long for me to realise this. When you take a screen grab using one of the methods Apple describes (see this blog, below and this useful article , the image is saved to the clipboard.

I have been opening Preview and doing cmnd-n to see the screen shot in a new Preview window. Then it can be saved as an image in whatever format you please. But if you want to paste the screen shot straight into a word processing document or a presentation then you can simply do cmd-v or Paste from the top menu, and there will be your image.

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