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MichaelFeith

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: 0.8.0.0627

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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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Another scenario that works with MS Paint but not with PDN is copying a screenshot (Alt+Print) from within a VMWare.

Inside the VM make a screenshot, outside the VM try to paste...

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