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Mac 101: Take screenshot and copy to clipboard

Cory Bohon

Are you obsessed with taking photos using the built-in screenshot utility (or by pressing command + 3/4)? Chances are you might have a ton of files left over on your desktop after a long screenshot session.

If you don't need the files piling up on your desktop and just want to paste a picture somewhere, pressing Control + Command + Shift + 3 for a full screenshot (or 4 for cross hair selection tool).

The screenshots will be copied to the clipboard where you can paste them into a document.

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