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An OS X keyboard shortcut reference
Authored by: chabig on Apr 22, '05 11:41:31AM

With the imminent release of Tiger, you might as well add F12=Spotlight.
Also, CMD-SHIFT-4, then SPACE gives you camera cursor that takes a picture of the window that you place the cursor over.



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An OS X keyboard shortcut reference
Authored by: landis on Apr 22, '05 11:56:37AM

Holy Cow! I never knew about that one and it's VERY useful. I always did a Cmd-Shift-4 and click and dragged around the window.

Thanks!!



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An OS X keyboard shortcut reference
Authored by: fds on Apr 22, '05 12:38:47PM

And while we are talking about Tiger, it's worth noting that saved screenshots there changed to PNG, rather than PDF.



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An OS X keyboard shortcut reference
Authored by: adrianm on Apr 22, '05 12:58:24PM

Really? so it changed from TIFF to PDF and now PNG. I wonder what format screen shots will be with Tabby :-)



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An OS X keyboard shortcut reference
Authored by: iroot on Apr 22, '05 06:29:03PM

...and cmd-esc cancels the cmd-shift-4-space (and others) if you change your mind.



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An OS X keyboard shortcut reference
Authored by: chabig on Apr 22, '05 10:44:18PM

Actually, just hitting escape by itself cancels these things. Holding down command is unnecessary.



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more screencapture tips
Authored by: sjk on Apr 23, '05 05:36:02PM
The Secret Screen Capture Shortcut describes how adding the control key modifier will capture to the Clipboard instead of a file. And screencapture can be run from the command line:
% screencapture 
screencapture: illegal usage, file required if not going to clipboard
usage: screencapture [-icmwsWx] [file]
  -i      capture screen interactively, by selection or window
            control key - causes screen shot to go to clipboard
            space key   - toggle between mouse selection and
                          window selection modes
            escape key  - cancels interactive screen shot
  -c      force screen capture to go to the clipboard
  -m      only capture the main monitor, undefined if -i is set
  -w      only allow window selection mode
  -s      only allow mouse selection mode
  -W      start interaction in window selection mode
  -x      do not play sounds
  -S      in window capture mode, capture the screen not the window
  file    where to save the screen capture


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