Author Topic: PrtSc key not working on PM6  (Read 1781 times)

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PrtSc key not working on PM6
« on: July 18, 2015, 07:42:16 am »
PrtSc key does nothing on my PM6 installation. Pity, in PM3, 4 & 5 this has been a really easy way of making images to send.

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Re: PrtSc key not working on PM6
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2015, 07:49:22 am »
Do any of the keyboard shortcuts work .. such as

Ctrl+Alt+T to open the terminal

?



Are you sure that when you hit PrtSc you're not ending up with an image on the desktop called something like:
Screenshot_2015-07-18_15:52:03.png
and if you hit Alt+PrtSc you get a screebgrab of just the active window saved to the desktop called something like:
Windowshot_2015-07-18_15:54:05.png
« Last Edit: July 18, 2015, 07:55:27 am by PCNetSpec »
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Re: PrtSc key not working on PM6
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2015, 07:52:36 am »
Check your desktop and make sure you don't have a bunch of images on there.  All Print Screen does in PM6 is take a screenshot and save it as a .png file to your desktop.  (or wherever you specify for them to go)

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Re: PrtSc key not working on PM6
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2015, 08:17:50 am »
Ah - they're in the desktop - used to be they'd go into the home folder! Cheers!

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Re: PrtSc key not working on PM6
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2015, 08:29:21 am »
You can change it so they're saved to your home folder if you wish ?

I configured Peppermint 6 to save them to the desktop because I figured people wouldn't overlook them there .. obviously I was wrong ;)
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Re: PrtSc key not working on PM6
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2015, 09:20:23 am »
I made the same mistake when I was first running PM6.  Print Screen, look in Home folder.  Repeat.  Repeat.  (getting more and more ticked off)  Finally, I minimized all of my windows and saw that I had half a dozen screenshots on my desktop.  :))