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Cannot Paste Directly from Greenshot to Paint.net (4.0) Anymore?


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For work, I use copied images from the desktop literally all the time, and Greenshot is far-and-away the best tool to copy screen images. Copy to Greenshot clipboard and then paste in Paint.net is how I do 90% of my work. With the upgrade to Paint.net 4.0, I cannot paste from Greenshot. I get a 'The Clipboard Doesn't Contain an Image' error dialog. Why is this the case, and what is the fix or workaround? (Sorry for any vagueness in description, I am not a 'computer' person.)


If this cannot be resolved, does anyone have a Greenshot and/or Paint.net alternative combination that DOES work (without compromising quality)? As has been mentioned before, pasting to MS Paint first (or similar) a) changes the image and B ) is a really bad, time-consuming workaround. Should I just downgrade Paint.net? To what version? I'd hate to do that. Safe link?


Paint.net version: 4.0.5168.12074

Greenshot version:

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A bunch of clipboard stuff is broken in the latest 4.0 beta. It's at the very top of the list to be fixed.


It's kind of ironic because I fixed one really nasty bug, and it broke a whole bunch of other things :)


For now, I would recommend sticking with v3.5.11 for the next week or two (until the next beta, in other words).

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The next beta should be a couple of days away, according to Rick's last post.  Hang tight.  :-)


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