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How do I copy and paste a snapshot of the screen?


I want to copy and paste a snapshot of my own web pages into a Word document. I need to be able to specify which area I want to copy, eg. by dragging a box across the area.

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There are extensions that can do that:

See also http://guides.macrumors.com/Taking_Screenshots_in_Mac_OS_X

Modified by cor-el