Here is a cheat sheet w/ 3 easy to remember tips to take a screenshot on Mac via the native MacOS snipping tool.
Use Command+Shift+3 to take a screenshot by drawing a bounding box of the area of screen you want to capture. Press Spacebar to toggle between capturing the nearest application window or back to drawing a bounding box for the screenshot. When finished, the screenshot image file then be saved to your desktop.
Sometimes you don't want to clutter your Mac with another screenshot image file on your desktop and want to quickly snip or capture a screenshot to paste into another program like Slack, Notion, Google Docs or into an email. Use Command+Shift+Control+4 to copy the screenshot image to your clipboard and Command+V to paste it into another application or text input. You can also press Spacebar after to toggle between capture an application window or boudning box.
This one is easy. Command+Shift+3 to capture a screenshot of the entire screen of your Mac and save the image file to desktop.
We hope remembering these 3 easy ways to capture screenshots on your Mac will save you a lot of time and be more productive in communicating visually 👍