Do Screenshot and open Xnview

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Timur
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Do Screenshot and open Xnview

Post by Timur »

I take screenshots often, now after that I need to open Xnview to paste it.
Hiopefully there can be a parameter so that Xnvie takes screenshot and then this can be assigened to a shortcut key.
Like this: xnview -capture=screenshot.
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Re: Do Screenshot and open Xnview

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you have already a -capture parameter
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Re: Do Screenshot and open Xnview

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Sorry, I do not understand.
I saw -capture for window or desktop but not for taking and importing a screenshot.
xnview-capture just opens xnview, does not take screenshot.
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Re: Do Screenshot and open Xnview

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xnview -capture=desktop
should make a screenshot
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Re: Do Screenshot and open Xnview

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xnview wrote: Sat Jul 15, 2023 5:44 am

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xnview -capture=desktop
should make a screenshot
Thank you @xnview but this does not work for me in Linux Mint 21.1 with Cinnamon, it just opens empty Xnview MP.
If XnView is already is running, command makes a screenshot but does not import into XnView.
I see that button inside Xnview is working, but that is not it: https://www.xnview.com/wiki/index.php/Capture.
It would be very useful if a single global command could start @XnView, make a screenshpt and import it into XnView.
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Re: Do Screenshot and open Xnview

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sorry but usage is

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xnview -capture=desktop,file.jpg
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Re: Do Screenshot and open Xnview

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xnview wrote: Sun Sep 03, 2023 6:28 am sorry but usage is

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xnview -capture=desktop,file.jpg
Thanks but this also does not work - and I corrected , to . Xn starts but no screenshot.