A cross-hair cursor will appear and you can click and drag to select the area you wish to capture. When you release the mouse button, the screen shot will be automatically saved as a PNG file on your desktop following the same naming convention as explained on the first tip above. To copy a portion of the screen to the clipboard, press Command-Control-Shift When you release the mouse button, you can paste the screen shot to another application.
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Specific application window: To capture a specific application window, press and hold Command-Shift-4 then tap on the Spacebar. The cursor will change to a camera, and you can move it around the screen. As you move the cursor over an application window, the window will be highlighted. The entire window does not need to be visible for you to capture it. When you have the cursor over a window you want to capture, just click the mouse button and the screen shot will be saved as a PNG file on your desktop. To copy a specific application window, press and hold Command-Control-Shift-4 then tap on the Spacebar.
The cursor will change to a camera, which you can move around the screen. When you have the cursor over a window you want to capture, just click the mouse button and you can paste the screen shot into another application. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. In reply to: How do i print screen on a PC with a Mac Keyboard??
Although there Is a 'Print Screen' key on the keyboard not always marked as such , it's the F13 Key, the usual Screen Snapshot combination is option the key with the apple symbol or four-looped symbol together with the Shift key and the 3 key simultaneously. That is, unless you have preprogrammed your Function keys at the top.
Also check that your keyboard is appropriate to the Country of origin. I had a similar problem using a windows keyboard on my Mac! Good Luck!source
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This does not answer the original question. The questioner has a PC. And has a Mac keyboard plugged into it. The Mac keyboard does not have a Print Screen key. It has an Alt key and an F13 key, which would be the equivalent of how you'd do this with a PC keyboard.
But that doesn't seem to work for me either. That doesn't answer the actual question. That could be F14, given. This should also work with XP.
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I have fund a solution to this issue: I have a PC who's running windows vista 64 bit with the mac keyboard and the print screen function F13 is actually working. Hoping that help somebody I am new to the "Mac World" and still not very happy about it. My keyboard gets to F12 no F13, no F I use Windows XP, and I really need to be able to use prntscrn on the windows side.
I tried to find other ways Please Help! I appreciate very much any response. I do not have F Thanks mrmacfixit. I tried that and it does solve the problem on the Mac desktop I work a lot on Excel on windows, and I need to be able to copy images from online and just paste them on the Excel page I have open. It was very easy when I was using PC - now it is complicated to do. I have same problem now 4 years later from your original post and i solve the problem like this.
On your PC, copy the following lines into a text file. Rename the text file remap. Double click on the file remap. I have the following which work and are recognized by a PC Though Claudiu's remap. Thanks and Mahalos! Johnathan Several of these posts talk about using FF15 keys on a Mac.
Am I the only person on the planet that has this version of Mac laptops or what??! This is crazy -- and not at all helpful to me in solving the problem. Print Screen Key on a Mac.
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It is found in the Accessories folder. If you don't see it there in Vista, you may need to turn on the Tablet PC options. Why this useful screen capture program is tied into Tablet PC options is unclear to me. The Snipping Tool does screen capture of selected areas, the active window, and the entire desktop. Hope this helps! Snipping tools. Thanks for all your suggestions. Go to http: Thank You. Thanks, "cfagan"! Just what I was looking for, with no extra screen clutter or need for the mouse. With On-Screen Keyboard, I have to keep the top row of keys with "PrtScn" visible, then have to click it with the mouse and include it in the screen shot.