Screenshots give you the power of visual communication and El Capitan makes it easier than ever to create, share and print screenshots using the Grab tool. You will learn how to use the Grab Application to capture what is displayed on your screen as an image, copy it, paste it, save it as a file, print it and email it.
- [Instructor] In this video I'm going to cover…how to create, save,…and copy screenshots using the Grab tool.…Screenshots can be a useful tool…to show what is on your screen to others when explaining it…with words can be a challenge.…Or it can be valuable just to save something…that you want to have as an image, or just for sharing,…or printing out later on.…To find the Grab tool we're just going to search for it…using the Spotlight tool,…simply by clicking in the upper right and typing out grab…and let's go ahead and open that up.…Nothing much happens except for the fact…that we now have a new icon on our Dock…and you'll also notice that we have the Grab menu,…now, in the upper left.…
These are telling us that the program's active…and ready to go.…Now, let's say I would like to save a copy…of the Lynda.com home page, I already have the website up…but I would like to use the Grab tool…to be able to save this as an image so I can email it…or just save it to my files so I'm going to go ahead…and open up Safari to do so.…
Technology trainer David Casuto explains basic macOS conventions, and explores how to best resize and manage windows, change the way your mouse behaves, and customize the desktop, including the Dock. Need help finding files and applications? Learn how to search more effectively using Spotlight and Finder. If you have visual or audio impairments, your Mac's accessibility features are a great tool. Find out how to use the display options, zoom, and closed captioning to make macOS more user friendly. Last but not least, David shows how to save time with some helpful keyboard shortcuts. Apple's operating system is a powerful platform; with these tips, you'll find it even easier to use.
- Personalizing your desktop
- Managing windows
- Changing mouse properties
- Searching with Spotlight
- Customizing Finder
- Using accessibility features such as zoom and closed captions
- Using keyboard shortcuts
Skill Level Beginner
What was added in the 01/30/2017 update to this course?
A new video was added that discusses using Siri on a desktop.