1.17 Taking Screen Shots
You can take a snapshot of your screen or an individual application
window using any of the following methods:
From any panel
You can add the Take Screenshot button to any panel. For information on
how to do this, see
Section 1.3.4, Adding Applets and Applications to the Panel.
After you have added the button, click the button to take a snapshot of the entire desktop.
Use shortcut keys
Press the Print Screen button to take a screen shot of the entire
desktop. Press Alt+Print Screen to take a screen shot of the currently
active window or dialog box.
From the Application Browser
From a terminal
You can use the gnome-panel-screenshot command to
take a screen shot. This command takes a screen shot of the entire
screen, then displays the Save Screenshot dialog box, which you can use
to save the screen shot.
You can use the following options with the
Takes a screen shot of the currently active window.
Takes a screen shot after the specified number of seconds, then
displays the Save Screenshot dialog box.
When you take a screen shot, the Save Screenshot dialog box opens. To
save the screen shot as an image file, enter the filename for the screen
shot and choose a location from the drop-down list.
Figure 1-22 Save Screenshot Dialog Box
You can also use The GIMP to take screen shots. In The GIMP, click
, select or , then click