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Turn camera uploads on to upload photos from your iPhone, iPad, Android, or Wind. Save screenshots to your Dropbox account. You can change this preference anytime: Open System Preferences. Click Security and Privacy.
Click the Privacy tab. Click Files and Folders.
Check or uncheck the box next to Desktop under Dropbox. Click the Dropbox icon in the system tray or menu bar. Click Preferences… Click Import. Check the box next to Save screenshots to your Dropbox.
Click or tap on the Capture Selected Window button. The cursor changes to a camera and moving the camera into a screen element will highlight the item. Once you have the correct screen element highlighted, click the mouse or tap the trackpad.
Capture Selected Portion. To capture a selected area of the screen click or tap the Capture Selected Portion button. A rectangular crop outline will be displayed. You can resize the crop marks by dragging from the side or corners. You can move the crop outline to highlight the area you want to capture by moving the cursor into the crop area; the cursor will change to a hand. You can now click or tap and drag the crop outline to where you need it to be.
Once you have the crop sized and positioned correctly you can take the screenshot by clicking the Capture button in the screenshot toolbar. The screenshot toolbar includes screen-recording capabilities:.
Record Entire Screen. Selecting the Record Entire Screen will cause the cursor to change to a camera. Clicking the mouse or tapping the trackpad will start the recording.
You can also start by clicking or tapping the Record button in the screenshot toolbar. To end a recording session click or tap the stop button located in the Mac's menu bar. Record Selected Portion.
This option allows you to predefine an area on the screen that will be recorded. Click or tap the Record Selected Portion button. Use the instructions above for Capture Selected Portion to position the crop outline. When your ready click the Record button in the screenshot toolbar. To end the recording click or tap the stop button that appears in the menu bar. Access the Markup function by right-clicking the recording thumbnail image that appears for a few moments after you stop a recording.
Selected Markup from the popup menu. Click the Trim button in the Markup window that opens. Use the Start and Endpoint sliders in the timeline to set the beginning point and end point of the recording. Click the Done button when finished.
You can also access the Markup function from the Finder by opening a Finder window and navigating to the folder where the recording was saved. Select the recording, then click the Trim button in the metadata panel.