[Solved] Snipping Tool for Mate

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[Solved] Snipping Tool for Mate

Post by JoHubb » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:36 am

I know Shift+PrtScr produces crosshairs in Cinnamon which can then be used to select parts of a photo and save.

This doesn't work in Mate, at least I cannot make it work.

Is there a snipping tool which works in Mate?

Thanks.
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Re: Snipping Tool for Mate

Post by administrollaattori » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:36 am

JoHubb wrote:
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:36 am
Is there a snipping tool which works in Mate?
Yes, mate-screenshot

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Re: Snipping Tool for Mate

Post by JoHubb » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:33 am

Thanks, but I cannot select an area to grab with mate-screenshot. That option is greyed out.

EDIT: mate-screenshot of page, then crop with Gimp and adjust seems a pretty good solution.

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Re: [Solved] Snipping Tool for Mate

Post by administrollaattori » Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:16 pm

Actually I meant to use mate-screenshot via menu, etc.
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Re: [Solved] Snipping Tool for Mate

Post by JoHubb » Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:00 am

Yes, of course. Working now. Many thanks.

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Re: [Solved] Snipping Tool for Mate

Post by smgordon1259 » Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:32 pm

When I need to do this I use a program called SHUTTER (Look in the Software Manager and search for SHUTTER) which I am allowed to select any part of a photo and take a snapshot of that area.. works rather well.
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Re: [Solved] Snipping Tool for Mate

Post by JoHubb » Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:40 am

smgordon1259 wrote:
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:32 pm
When I need to do this I use a program called SHUTTER (Look in the Software Manager and search for SHUTTER) which I am allowed to select any part of a photo and take a snapshot of that area.. works rather well.
Thanks.

I installed this. It seems to run as a plugin for GIMP. When I run it, it opens GIMP. When I try to select a part of the image, it blanks out the whole image and selects the entire screen. It saves this as an image of my desktop.

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