Mac How To's

How to Screen Record on Mac

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How to Install Zoom from Filewave

 

 

 

Installing an App From the Filewave Kiosk

 

  1. Click on the Filewave Kiosk icon (red flag in upper right corner)

 

  1. Click Install Software 

 

  1. Make sure “All” is selected in the left pane of the Filewave Kiosk box and scroll until you find the app you are looking for or type part of the name into the search bar next to “All Items” at the top of the Filewave Kiosk. In this example we are using “Zoom”. Click Install.

 

 

 

  1. Once app has finished installing, it can be found in Applications → Apps from ISS

 

  1. Open the zoom app and enter the Zoom meeting ID -- it’s a six digit number in the zoom meeting link. For example 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/123456789

 

Meeting ID: 123 456 789

How to Take a Screenshot on Mac

Take a screenshot on your Mac

You can capture the entire screen, a window, or just a portion of the screen.

How to take a screenshot on your Mac

  1. To take a screenshot, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 3. 
  2. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

How to capture a portion of the screen

  1. Press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 4.
  2. Drag the crosshair  to select the area of the screen to capture. To move the selection, press and hold Space bar while dragging. To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.
  3. To take the screenshot, release your mouse or trackpad button. 
  4. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.


How to capture a window or menu

  1. Open the window or menu that you want to capture.
  2. Press and hold these keys together: Shift, Command, 4, and Space bar. The pointer changes to a camera icon . To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.
  3. Click the window or menu to capture it. To exclude the window's shadow from the screenshot, press and hold the Option key while you click.
  4. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.


Where to find screenshots

By default, screenshots save to your desktop with the name ”Screen Shot [date] at [time].png.”

In macOS Mojave or later, you can change the default location of saved screenshots from the Options menu in the Screenshot app. You can also drag the thumbnail to a folder or document.

How to Use Apple TV

Mirror or extend your Mac display

With Apple TV or an AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV, you can mirror the entire display of your Mac to your TV or use your TV as a separate display.

  1. Connect your Mac to the same Wi-Fi network as your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV. 
  2. On your Mac, click  in the menu bar at the top of your screen. If you don't see , go to Apple  menu > System Preferences > Displays, then select "Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available."
  3. Choose your Apple TV or AirPlay 2-compatible smart TV. Need help?
  4. If an AirPlay passcode appears on your TV screen, enter the passcode on your Mac.

Change settings or stop mirroring

To change the size of your desktop mirrored on your TV, click  in the menu bar. Then select Mirror Built-in Display to match the size of your desktop or Mirror Apple TV to match the size of your TV.

AirPlay also lets you use your TV as a separate display for your Mac. Just click  in the menu bar, then select Use As Separate Display.

To stop mirroring or using your TV as a separate display, click  in the menu bar, then choose Turn AirPlay Off. Or press the Menu button on your Apple TV Remote.

Learn more about mirroring or extending the display of your Mac.

How to Install Chrome from Filewave

Installing an App From the Filewave Kiosk

 

  1. Click on the Filewave Kiosk icon (red flag in upper right corner)

 

  1. Click Install Software 

 

3. Make sure “All” is selected in the left pane of the Filewave Kiosk box and scroll until you find the app you are looking for or type part of the name into the search bar next to “All Items” at the top of the Filewave Kiosk. In this example we are using “Chrome”. Click Install.

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4.  Once this install has completed, please click the apple in the top left of your computer, and click Restart.

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