Fingers 5 avr 2013 à 16h36
iMac users can't take screenshots, PLEASE HELP!
Hey people, I am so frustrated because I am not able to take screenshots of my gameplay. Everyone seems to know how to take screenshots on a PC, you simply hit the F12 key.

What not everyone realises is that iMac user's F12 is usually bound to some other operation (speaker volume in most cases) by default. As a result, hitting the F12 key on a Mac while ingame does not take screenshots.

I have tried going into options and reassigning the Screenshot to another key, but this doesn't work either. Regardless of the key the screenshot is assigned to, iMac users can't take screenshots!

I also thought I would be clever and took screenshots through my iMac (Shift-Command-3) but Steam doesn't allow us to upload any outside photos into your screenshot folder. >:(

Please help me because I am unable to share my sprays or experiences with any of my Steam friends.

Thanks for your time.
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BabyFawnLegs 5 avr 2013 à 17h58 
option + fn + f12

You'll get used to it ^^
Fingers 5 avr 2013 à 17h58 
Function = Command?
BabyFawnLegs 5 avr 2013 à 18h15 
It's a key that has 'fn' written on it. Its location depends on what kind of keyboard you have. I have an extended keyboard (with 10 key pad) so fn is in the small bank of six above the cursor keys. On a condensed keyboard or a macbook it should be to the left of control.
Janichsan 6 avr 2013 à 7h27 
BabyFawnLegs a écrit :
option + fn + f12

You'll get used to it ^^
Or simply change it in the System Preferences (Keyboard control panel, switch to "Keyboard" tab if necessary, select "Use F1, F2, etc. as standard function keys.")
KAZUMA 7 avr 2013 à 8h01 
You could rebind the keys used. I use 'Shift+\'.
PlanetAlexander 24 avr 2013 à 0h45 
Pressing fn and F12 for me makes my screen slide to the dashboard
Fingers 24 avr 2013 à 1h07 
Yes, Thank you BabyFawnLegs! Option + fn + f12 actually takes screenshots. :)
palehorse005 2 juil 2013 à 16h51 
Thanks to both of you, for posting the question, and the solution. Was having a miserable time trying to figure it out!
Landstome 2 juil 2013 à 17h46 
F12
shawnzomc 12 jan à 14h21 
Even with Option + fn + F12 my macbook still just changes the volume. Cannot for the life of me figure out why.
Serendipity 12 jan à 17h41 
i just press fn + f4 and it takes it fine.
Beminfire 20 juil à 8h09 
RedJester a écrit :
You could rebind the keys used. I use 'Shift+\'.
How can you rebind them? Through Steam? If yes, tell me!
Skender.. 20 juil à 9h40 
kardeşim kısayollardan f12 tuşunun kısayolunu sil olur.. heh önce bu yazıyı çevir sonra halledersin.. aslansın kaplansın
KAZUMA 20 juil à 14h35 
Beminfire a écrit :
RedJester a écrit :
You could rebind the keys used. I use 'Shift+\'.
How can you rebind them? Through Steam? If yes, tell me!
In Steam preferences, look for the "In-Game" tab, then look for "Screenshot shortcut keys" or something along those lines.
-_^ WcC ^_- Flying_Belgian 21 juil à 1h38 
man ita easy taking screenshot. for steam screenshots just select a key (like f5 if it is not used already) and press it or fn+5 if you use the default volume brightness and other things.
for screenshots of your whole screen that are not for steam pres shift+ cmd+3 and then a foto (your screenshot will appear on your destkop. this shoid work if yiu vhave the OS X.
it work on a (tried it on a friends imac i only have macbook) imac and macbook pro late 2013
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