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if there any way to link the hot key printscreen functions of windows with an automatic launch of Paint.NET...

I have seen it with other programs where printscreen will launch the program and paste the printscreen into a new image and think it will speed up graphic work to have it automatically open.

thanks in advance


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I also find it's very useful to have Paint.NET pinned in the taskbar.


Apps in the taskbar can be launched with WinKey + #, where # is a number. I have Paint.NET in the 4th spot so I can use WinKey + 4 to launch it.


so when I want to do a screenshot, I'll press the appropriate Print Screen, then WinKey + 4, then Ctrl + Alt + V (Edit -> Paste into New Image)

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Slightly related: I've just found a workaround for the pasting from Firefox problem:




The solution is to ignore the above error message (press OK to clear it). Then hit Ctrl + Shift + V a second time and the image will paste. Working with Win10, FF 56.0.1 (64-bit) & PDN 4.0.19.

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