2017

Last Minute Shopping Promo

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Registration Open for Apple Technician Classes in Winston-Salem, NC and ATL Metro GA

Our friends at ComputerTree Professional Training in Winston-Salem, NC are currently scheduling Mac Technician classes …Read More...
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Veterans' Day Special Offer

Veterans: Thank You for your service!
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5 Reasons to Upgrade to High Sierra

We don’t know what the product team was smoking, but apparently HIGH Sierra is another name for the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

According to Apple’s senior vice president of software Craig Federighi, ”We talked to the guys and they said ‘this might be misconstrued,’ but they assured us this name is fully baked.”

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How Protected is Your Data?

Disasters can happen, butt we'd rather you be prepared than refer you to our data recovery partners at DriveSavers. Jefferson Consuting recommends three-printed approach to backups…
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iOS 11 is out!

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iOS 11 brings hundreds of new features to iPhone and iPad including an all new App Store, a more proactive and intelligent Siri, improvements to Camera and Photos, and augmented reality technologies to enable immersive experiences. iOS 11 is also the biggest release for iPad ever and adds powerful new multitasking features, a new Files app and more ways to use Apple Pencil.Read More...
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5 Reasons to hire us as your Apple Consultant

We are often asked “Why should I hire Jefferson Consulting?” This is a valid question from new business and home customers alike. In addition to our thirteen years in business and over twenty-five years of industry experience, we are members of an elite force — the Apple Consultants Network. What does that mean, and how can it benefit you?Read More...
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Legacy MacBook Repair

A quick look at a recent repair project.
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Jefferson Consulting celebrates turning 13.

Festive balloons to celebrate our birthday!

Jefferson Consulting Associates LLC was born on January 22, 2004 - two days before Apple's 20th anniversary of the Macintosh computer. This week the Mac turns 33 and we turn 13. Thank you all for your support, your business, and your trust. Your success is our success! We look forward to helping you meet and exceed your technology goals in 2017 and beyond!
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How to take a screenshot of the Touch Bar

How to take a screenshot of the Touch Bar


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Here's a cool trick, if you have a MacBook Pro with a Touch Bar and macOS Sierra 10.12.2:

  1. Press Shift-Command-6.
  2. Find the screenshot as a .png file on your desktop.

You can customize the Control Strip region of your Touch Bar to include a Screenshot button. You can then tap the Screenshot button to see options for the type of screenshot and where to save it.

Screenshots can be opened with Preview, Safari, and other apps that can edit or view images.
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How do I take a screenshot on my Mac?

You have the option to capture your entire screen or just a selected portion of it. The screenshot you create is automatically saved to your desktop, as a .png file in the following format: Screen Shot date at time.png. Screenshots can be opened with Preview, Safari, and other apps that can edit or view images.

How to take a screenshot of your entire screen
  1. Press Shift-Command ()-3.

How to take a screenshot of a selected portion of your screen
  1. Press Shift-Command-4. The pointer changes to a crosshair.
  2. Move the crosshair to where you want to start the screenshot, then drag to select an area.
  3. While dragging, you can hold Shift, Option, or Space bar to change the way the selection moves.
  4. When you've selected the area you want, release your mouse or trackpad button. To cancel, press the Esc (Escape) key before you release the button.

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How to take a screenshot of a window
  1. Press Shift-Command-4. The pointer changes to a crosshair.
  2. Press the Space bar. The pointer changes to a camera.
  3. Move the camera over a window to highlight it.
  4. Click your mouse or trackpad. To cancel, press the Esc (Escape) key before you click.
  5. (This works with windows in the Finder and most apps.)

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How to take a screenshot of a menu
  1. Click the menu to reveal its contents.
  2. Press Shift-Command-4. The pointer changes to a crosshair.
  3. Drag to select the menu.
  4. Release your mouse or trackpad button. To cancel, press the Escape (esc) key before you release the button.
These steps capture the contents of a menu, but not its title:
  1. Click the menu to reveal its contents.
  2. Press Shift-Command-4. The pointer changes to a crosshair.
  3. Press the Space bar. The pointer changes to a camera.
  4. Move the camera over the menu to highlight it.
  5. Click your mouse or trackpad. To cancel, press the Esc (Escape) key before you click.

To save your screenshot to the Clipboard instead of your desktop
  1. Add Control to the key combinations above. For example, press Control-Shift-Command-3 instead of Shift-Command-3.

Reference: Apple Support Article HT201361

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