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Old 11-24-2006, 11:48 AM   #1
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Copy screenshot to clipboard

I'm using RedHat, (which has a Gnome desktop). I'd like to be able to Press PrintScreen (or some other shortcut) and copy the screen into the clipboard, from where I can paste it directly into an openoffice document. At the moment the printscreen button brings up a dialog which offers to save the screen to a file or to the desktop. Any suggestions anyone?


(p.s. sorry I just posted this question on Slackware - wrong forum).
Old 11-24-2006, 03:17 PM   #2
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You should be able to Ctl-PrintScreen to copy it to the buffer, then Shift-Insert to paste it into a document


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