Re: Pitcure capture on Mac

Geoff Rehn (
Thu, 3 Nov 1994 04:38:41 -0500

At 01:46 AM 03/11/1994 -0500, Michael Sattler, San Francisco wrote:
>At 22:04 11/2/94, HUANG FAN wrote:
>>Could anybody show me how to capture a picture on Macs? Actually I asked
>>this question before. But after long time, I forgot the key.
>>Unfortunately, I didn't save the file some gentleman showed me. I
>>apologize for that. Looking forward to advising. Thanks a lot.
>If you're asking how to capture an image of your desktop, perhaps with a
>CU-SeeMe window open, try SHIFT-OPTION-3. That'll leave a file named
>"Picture #" at the top level of your hard disk.

I always forget too.
However, don't forget that this information is always available under the
Balloon Help/Finder Shortcuts/page 5 Miscellaneous options.

One other thing: to get a better resolution "screen snap", have your monitor
set say on 256 grays or colours, rather than 16 (just in case you're working
in 16 normally).

Geoff R.

Geoff Rehn
Lecturer, Educational Technology
Academic Service Unit Murdoch University