How to take screenshots in OS X

This is one of the first questions I had when I got this new laptop. It’s fairly simple (even if it isn’t all too memorable).

Command-Shift-3: Capture the entire screen and save it to a file on the desktop
Command-Shift-4 and then select an area: Capture a defined area of the screen and save it to a file on the desktop

Command-Control-Shift-3: Capture the entire screen and save it to the clipboard
Command-Control-Shift-4 and then select an area: Capture a defined area of the screen and save it to the clipboard

Alternately, you can use the grab utility within OS X.

OS X Grab Utility

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