[Cbsupport] How do you print screen?

Shaun Branden shaun at pcuse.com
Thu May 29 07:58:02 UTC 2003

On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 09:46:01AM +1000, deBrouwer&Maxwell wrote:
> Hi all
> I have debian Sid
> I think the latest
> I want to use my TAFe Word processing text book for windows to adapt for 
> a tutorial for OpenOffice for Computerbank
> I need to print screen to get pictures of the Openoffice Layout to show 
> where menus and icons are etc
> I think you press shift and print screen together
> or is it contorl and print screen
> and it thens goes to clipboard but I don't know where my clipboard is 
> what it is called orwhere it is in Debian
> please help
> this would be saved and emailed to computerbank as an email not actually 
> printed thanks
> Avery

There are probably a dozen or so options on your system, but two I can
think of quickly are xv (then hit grab), and gimp (aquire screenshot).

The gimp will definately do it, xv should do what you are after. If you
have problems just ask.


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