- Open up the Snipping Tool.
- Hit the Escape button.
- Bring up the info/text you are trying to grab (right click, hover, whatever you need to do).
- Press Control and Print Screen at the same time. You should get the same crosshairs you normally do with the Snipping Tool. Use your mouse to select the area you want to grab and work as usual with the Snipping Tool. Voila!
Monday, July 9, 2012
How to Take a Screenshot of a Drop Down Menu
One thing I love about my Mac is the ability to just click Command + Shift + 4 to take a screenshot. It will even take screenshots of right click menus or items I am hovering my mouse over. Sometimes those things are really important! I had difficulty figuring this out on Windows 7 because Print Screen did nothing, but the amazing Beth Kranz knew how to do it! Here you go: