copy images from the screen quickly

CiAsA Boark ciasaboark at
Tue Nov 23 19:46:52 GMT 2004

On Sun, 21 Nov 2004 15:29:05 +0100, lonblu at
<lonblu at> wrote:
> Hi
> I was wondering if I could use a functionality of KDE that automatically does
> 4 things:
> -Ctrl-Stamp (snapshoot of the current window)+
> -change window to colour paint (or similar program)+
> -paste it in kolour paint+
> -put me in select mode
> so I can directly start working on that
> Is it possible with Khotkeys?
> Or do you know any program that interacts in a such way with Kde?

make a file with the following, then you can bind a
keypress to launch it
gimp-remote just makes sure there is only one instance of the gimp
open, replace that with whatever image editor you want.

import "/tmp/snapshot-$DATE.jpeg"
gimp-remote-1.3 "/tmp/snapshot-$DATE.jpeg"
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