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How to Take Screen Shots Showing Mouse Pointer in mac OS X


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Anyone who has taken a screen shot in Mac OS X, would have been noticed that the cursor is not present in the screen shots. This could be troublesome at times, specially when you explicitly want to show the cursor in the screen shot as well. In this article we will explain how to take screen shots showing mouse pointer in Mac OS X.

How to Take Screen Shots Showing Mouse Pointer in mac OS X

Grab, is a Mac utility that allows you to take screen shots showing the mouse pointer. Follow the steps listed below to use it:

  • Launch Grab by going to Applications > Utilities.
  • Click the Grab menu and select “Preferences”.
  • Select a cursor pointer of your choice.
  • Now, take a screen shot by clicking on the “Capture” menu.
  • You new screen shot would have a mouse cursor included.

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It should be noted that the standard screen capture keys in Mac OS X will still not capture your mouse pointer. So you would have to take a screen shot using Grab whenever you want to have mouse pointer included in the screen shot.

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Posted on February 14, 2012, in Apple, Mac OS X and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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