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 Readme for:  Utility » Shell » ami-printscreen.lha


Description: A Window$ like screen grabber
Download: ami-printscreen.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 14kb
Version: 52.2
Date: 27 Nov 10
Author: Massimiliano Scarano
Submitter: Massimiliano Scarano
Email: mscarano/libero it
Requirements: AmigaOS 4.x
Category: utility/shell
Replaces: utility/shell/ami-printscreen.lha
License: Emailware
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 6116
Comments: 10
Snapshots: 0
Downloads:  (Current version)

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    Ami-PrintScreen is a Shell command to save the current visible screen to
    It allows you to easily and quickly Copy & Paste screen shots among

    This is best used if assigned to a user defined keyboard key via the FKey
system commodity.
    Example settings:
    - Key sequence=PrintScreen
    - Command=Run program
    - Command parameters=run > NIL: SYS:C/Ami-PrintScreen >
"CON:0/20/640/120/Ami-PriScr log/AUTO/CLOSE/WAIT/INACTIVE"
    You can also have it at startup via the WBStartup system preferences tool.

    On success, it saves the result to RAM:Clipboards/0 and it flashes the
display when the work is done.
    On failure, you get an error message to log window.


AmigaOS 4.x running on PowerPC based computers.


- It supports Picasso96 Retargetable Graphics System
- It works with chunky screens, supported RGB formats are:
  - 16-bit R5G6B5 R5G5B5
  - 24-bit RGB BGR
- Output file format is uncompressed IFF-ILBM 24-bit
- It can grab pulled down menus
- Tested OK with MemGuard and Sashimi
- Written in C language from scratch, source code supplied

 Releases history

- Version 52.0 released 31-Oct-2010, first public release

- Version 52.1 released 05-Nov-2010:
  * added support for 16-bit screens

- Version 52.2 released 26-Nov-2010:
  * a minor issue fixed:
    now bitmap Width is always correct and it is not affected by alignment
restrictions anymore
  * improved error handling
  * few minor changes and improvements


Massimiliano Scarano
E-mail: mscarano()libero.it

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