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.
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. 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. AppleKeys2 works!
Use the F14 key on the Mac keyboard. I have an iMac running bootcamp and Windows XP. Using a Mac keyboard, I have found that hitting F14 will capture an entire screen. It works just like the print screen button on a PC keyboard. Someone said that the F13 key does this, but it does not. Use the F14 key. AppleKeys2 - Go to http: What would [almost certainly] work with the right settings: No combination of FF15, 3 nor 4 with any combination of "meta" keys such as "Shift" "Control" "Option" - the "Alt" key "Command" - the "Apple" or "4-leaf clover" key that maps to the "Windows"?
To summarize what works and what doesn't I tried to screen shot an excel sheet and it just doesn't pick up anything. Click any screen to capture that screen, or click Capture in the onscreen controls.
Use the thumbnail to markup, share, save, or take other actions. Click a window to capture that window.
Since there is no "print screen" button, the PC won't do a screen grab. Is there a I had a similar problem using a windows keyboard on my Mac! Good Luck!. May 19, If you ever need to take a screenshot in Windows whilst using Boot Camp on your Mac – and with the Apple supplied keyboard, you may find it.
Drag to select an area of the screen to capture. Click Capture in the onscreen controls. Capture a menu Click the menu to reveal its contents.
Press Shift-Command-5 while the menu is shown. Markup, share, and save After you take a screenshot, a thumbnail of the screenshot appears briefly in the lower-right corner of your screen. Take no action or swipe the thumbnail to the right and the screenshot is automatically saved. Click the thumbnail to open the screenshot.
Drag the thumbnail to move the screenshot to another location, such as to a document, an email, a Finder window, or the Trash. Control-click the thumbnail for more options. For example, you can change the save location, open the screenshot in an app, or delete the screenshot without saving it. Change the settings Click Options in the onscreen controls to change these settings: Save to: Choose where your screenshots are automatically saved, such as Desktop, Documents, or Clipboard. Choose when to take the screenshot: Show Floating Thumbnail: Choose whether to show the thumbnail. Remember Last Selection: Choose whether to default to the selections you made the last time you used this tool.
Show Mouse Pointer: Choose whether to show the mouse pointer in your screenshot. Or use other screenshot shortcuts You don't need macOS Mojave to use these shortcuts, though they work in Mojave as well. Capture the entire screen Press Shift-Command-3, then find the screenshot as a. Capture a window Press Shift-Command Press the Space bar. The pointer changes to a camera.