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Old 03-10-2005, 12:56 PM   #1
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window sceenshot utils plz

hey, i was hopping someone knows of a util to take screenshots of individual windows. something like xwd , but i need for it to use some of the new exertions to X (so it can take the windows screenshot even if it is obscured)

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hi there

have u seen Ksnapshot from the kde package??

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You can take a look at thr comand import wich comes with the ImageMagic set of tools .. Its has lots of option ..

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import - capture some or all of an X server screen and save the image
to a file.
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If you want to make a jpg fast, use the import command. Example : "import my.jpg" (without the quotes). You should see a cross hair pop up. Stretch an elastic box around the area you want, and release the left mouse button. You will find the file my.jpg in your home directory. Have a look at the man pages for more information.
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Gimp is able to take individual window shots
Old 03-10-2005, 11:22 PM   #6
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yes, import is great, but i need it to work in scripts, but most important, i need to specify a obscured window and have it get its picture, WITHOUT raising the window ..

also don't use KDE or GNOME, so I'm hopping for command line program (for a script)


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