Did you know that if you hold down SHIFT-COMMAND-4 you can take a picture of any part of your screen? Press SHIFT-COMMAND-4 and your cursor will turn into a cross-hair. (Try it right now!) Click and drag over anything and you can take a picture. It’s how most of the small pictures on this website are made.
Useful for all kinds of things, for example:
Grab a screenshot of a keynote graph:
Grab a heading from pages:
Grab a receipt from a webpage:
The top of your screen:
Or any information you want to keep:
I use Shift-Apple-4 a few times every day!
Also, Shift-Apple-3 takes a shot of the entire screen – I use this much less.