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Old 10-29-2004, 12:13 PM   #1
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Screen Capturing


im looking for a program that can capture the X screen so I can create an image of the screen saved into a file, does anyone know how to do this ?
 
Old 10-29-2004, 12:17 PM   #2
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i use xwd, but if you'd searched this site or google, you'd have instantly found out about a whole heap of them, such as gimp and others.
 
Old 10-30-2004, 07:11 AM   #3
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I found xwd that captures and xwud which shows.

I also found ImageMagick which converts, and The GIMP which manipulates and does a load of other good stuff....

thanks dude !! (I didn't know these were built-ins (xwd/xwud)).

btw.....any chance of a built-in that converts or does any other stuff without the need of any of the latter ?
as you probably have figured from my sig I prefer minimalistic, which would also be true for libraries and additional programs, I do prefer using internal commands which I already have (but don't know about).
 
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i use imagemagicks "convert" program to go from xwd's output format to whatever i want.
 
  


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