mihi Posted January 22, 2011 Share Posted January 22, 2011 (edited) Hi, I often have to take screenshots at work, but want to keep my clipboard contents. Or I want to take a screenshot of a shaped (non-rectangular) window or include the mouse cursor. Or simulate mouse wheel events and stitch the screenshots together (the last feature still being very experimental). The builtin screenshot feature of at least Win2003 cannot do all this. As my main image editor is Paint.NET, I wrote a Paint.NET plugin for this, and I decided to share it here if anyone else might find it useful, too. Unfortunately, Paint.NET does not really support "Acquire" plugins that show some GUI and then import an image (might also be useful for other plugins like the TWAIN plugin), so the best way I could find is have a FileType plugin that "opens" a config file and creates a screenshot from it, and if it cannot, it will return a small blank image. (It is really quick as the file is almost always in my recent file list). You can The plugin does not support "saving" an image, but you can change the options and create a new config file from it. An example config file is included in the download. A standalone screenshot tool (that has the same options) is included as well, in case you want to take screenshots not from Paint.NET. As it uses code released under LGPL license, the complete source code is included in the download. [edit: Seems that my attachment did not make it though - therefore I uploaded it here] Have fun, mihi Edited January 22, 2011 by mihi Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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