Subject: Re: any software that can cut the content of the display under X
To: Chan Yiu Wah <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/16/2000 14:58:23
Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 11:57:05AM +0800, Chan Yiu Wah wrote:
> > On Sat, 15 Jul 2000, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> > > 	If you mean grab or dump the contents of the screen then try
> > > taking a look at xwd.
> > Something similar like that but allowing the user to select portion of the
> > display using pointing device like mouse.
> 	hmm... don't know of anything to do that directly.  However, you
> could use xwd to dump the root window, then load the image with xv (in pkgsrc)
> and cut out whatever piece you want.

xgrab will do what you want, but it doesn't appear to be in pkgsrc.  I'm
not sure where I got it from...