Fingers 5 Abr, 2013 às 16:36
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 Abr, 2013 às 17:58 
option + fn + f12

You'll get used to it ^^
Fingers 5 Abr, 2013 às 17:58 
Function = Command?
BabyFawnLegs 5 Abr, 2013 às 18:15 
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 Abr, 2013 às 7:27 
Originalmente postado por BabyFawnLegs:
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.")
Brotherman Bill 7 Abr, 2013 às 8:01 
You could rebind the keys used. I use 'Shift+\'.
PlanetAlexander 24 Abr, 2013 às 0:45 
Pressing fn and F12 for me makes my screen slide to the dashboard
Fingers 24 Abr, 2013 às 1:07 
Yes, Thank you BabyFawnLegs! Option + fn + f12 actually takes screenshots. :)
palehorse005 2 Jul, 2013 às 16:51 
Thanks to both of you, for posting the question, and the solution. Was having a miserable time trying to figure it out!
Landstome 2 Jul, 2013 às 17:46 
F12
shawnzomc 12 Jan, 2014 às 14:21 
Even with Option + fn + F12 my macbook still just changes the volume. Cannot for the life of me figure out why.
One Hit RockingHorse 12 Jan, 2014 às 17:41 
i just press fn + f4 and it takes it fine.
Beminfire 20 Jul, 2014 às 8:09 
Originalmente postado por RedJester:
You could rebind the keys used. I use 'Shift+\'.
How can you rebind them? Through Steam? If yes, tell me!
Skender (a.k.a Ash Ketchum) 20 Jul, 2014 às 9:40 
kardeşim kısayollardan f12 tuşunun kısayolunu sil olur.. heh önce bu yazıyı çevir sonra halledersin.. aslansın kaplansın
Brotherman Bill 20 Jul, 2014 às 14:35 
Originalmente postado por Beminfire:
Originalmente postado por RedJester:
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.
Flying_Belgian 21 Jul, 2014 às 1:38 
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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