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spectacle - screenshot capture Utility

spectacle
[Spectacle options]

spectacle is a simple application for capturing desktop screenshots. It can capture images of the entire desktop, a single monitor, the currently active window, the window currently under the mouse, or a rectangular region of the screen. The images can then be printed, sent to other applications for manipulation, or quickly be saved as-is.

-f, --fullscreen

Capture the entire desktop (default).

-m, --current

Capture the current monitor.

-a, --activewindow

Capture the active window.

-u, --windowundercursor

Capture the window currently under the cursor, including parents of pop-up menus.

-t, --transientonly

Capture the window currently under the cursor, excluding parents of pop-up menus.

-r, --region

Capture a rectangular region of the screen.

-g, --gui

Start in GUI mode (default).

-b, --background

Take a screenshot and exit without showing the GUI.

-s, --dbus

Start in DBus-Activation mode.

-n, --nonotify

In background mode, do not pop up a notification when the screenshot is taken.

-o, --output fileName

In background mode, save image to specified file fileName.

-d, --delay delayMsec

In background mode, delay before taking the shot (in milliseconds).

-c, --clipboard

In background mode, copy screenshot to clipboard.

-w, --onclick

Wait for a click before taking screenshot. Invalidates delay..

-i, --new-instance

Starts a new GUI instance of spectacle without registering to DBus.

-i, --pointer

In background mode, include pointer in the screenshot.

-e, --no-decoration

In background mode, do not include window decorations in the screenshot.

On IRC, irc.libera.chat #kde or via email, kde-graphics-devel@kde.org or on the web, https://apps.kde.org/spectacle

More detailed user documentation is available from help:/spectacle (either enter this URL into Konqueror, or run khelpcenter help:/spectacle).
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There is also further information available at https://apps.kde.org/spectacle

Copyright (c) 2015 Boudhayan Gupta

License: GNU General Public Version 2 https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html

Yuri Chornoivan <yurchor@ukr.net>

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