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So I was over at the CocoaDev mailing list archive and and picked up this little tidbit.

Press the control key with the standard screen grab keys (cmd-shft-3 or cmd-shft-4), and the grab goes to the clipboard rather that the desktop. Quite handy if you do a lot of grabs. You also get a different sound -- more of a thwap! rather than a KaChink!
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Authored by: xeroply on May 01, '02 03:15:56PM

I believe the same option of adding Control to send the screenshot to the clipboard is present in OS 9. Also I seem to recall that in 9, adding Caps Lock to the Command-Shift-4 sequence would grab just the window you clicked on. Wonder if that still holds in X as well...



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Huh?
Authored by: jiclark on May 01, '02 10:49:27PM

I tried this, in both iterations, and I get a blank white space!?! What do you think is wrong?

I tried creating a picture clipping with clipEdit, pasting into TextEdit and creating a new image "with the clipboard" in GraphicConverter... All gave me a blank white rectangle. I tried a small area clipping of the actual hint above, and then tried getting the whole window. No luck...

Oh well, anyone have any ideas???



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... not with German keyboard layout
Authored by: tinb on May 02, '02 04:16:26AM

Unfortunately this shortcut works not with the German keyboard layout. Fortunately you may switch to U.S. via keyboard menu and Voila!

Thx alot for this hint!



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