Cheat Sheets


Created: 2018 April 5th

Updated: 2019 August 16th

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Screen snip

Select an area to save to a file

1cmd + shift + 4

Screen snip to clipboard

1cmd + shift + ctrl + 4


Window screenshot

1cmd + shift + 4 #then spacebar

Window screenshot to clipboard

1cmd + shift + cmd + 4 #then spacebar

Screenshot, record screen UI

There’s another option for taking screenshots in Mojave.

1cmd + shift + 5

This is where you can configure the type of snip you want to take.

Hold dow the option key when taking a screenshot to remove the shadow.


The ’#’ character

1alt + 3


Show hidden files

1shift + cmd + .

Enable “Allow apps downloaded from:”

You may notice that the option to “Allow apps downloaded from: Anywhere” is disabled, to enable it use:

1sudo spctl --master-disable