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How to take a screenshot on your Mac

Macs have built-in functionality to take screenshots easily. Take a screenshot of your whole screen command ⌘ + shift + 3 Take a screenshot of a part of your screen command ⌘ + shift + 4 Your pointer will change to a crosshairs pointer. Click and drag the area you want to screenshot Take a screenshot of a window command ⌘ + shift + 4 - Press the spacebar, the pointer will turn into a camera icon - Move the camera pointer over the window to highlight - Click to take screenshot, esc to cancel Change the location where screenshots are saved \By default, your screenshots are saved to your desktop. I, for one, hate a messy desktop, so I won't want all my screenshots saved here To change the default location where screenshots are saved: Create a new folder where you'll be storing your Screenshots. In my case, I made a new Screenshots folder in my Documents folder Open Terminal Type the following (where ~/Documents/Screenshots is the where you want your s
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Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

I love keyboard shortcuts. In order to be as efficient as possible, I use them whenever possible. Take the time to learn them - trust me, you'll be happy that you did. Basic ones you should already know Shortcut Description Command-X Cut Command-C Copy Command-V Paste Command-Z Undo Command-A Select All Command-F Find Command-N New - open a new document or a new window Command-O Open Command-P Print Command-S Save Command-Q Quit the app Command-Space bar Open Spotlight Command-Tab Switch Apps A few you might not already know Shortcut Description Command-Option-Esc Force Quit an app Command-Shift-Tilde (~) Switch Windows in app Navigating through text Shortcut Description Fn-Up arrow Page Up Fn-Down arrow Page Down Fn-Left arrow Home Fn-Right arrow End Command-Up arrow Move the insertion point to the beginning of the document Command-Down arrow Move the insertion point to the end of the document Command-Left arrow Move the insertion poin

iOS Testing - Capturing Log Files

Crash Logs iTunes automatically saves crash logs from your iOS device after it is plugged in and synced On OS X, these are saved : ~/Library/Logs/CrashReporter/MobileDevice/ Console Logs Make sure you have Xcode Open Xcode Go to Window --> Devices In the left pane, select your device In the right pane, there is an upside-down triangle. Click it to open up the console Trash can icon clears the logs If you need to export the logs, click the down arrow next to the trash can Another option is a third-party app called iOS Console by LemonJar. It's a handy little tool that has built in text filtering to make finding a specific log message easier'