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Re: screenshot module on Windows

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Feb 10, 2010 at 19:22 UTC ( #822495=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to screenshot module on Windows

If you have a command line bmp to png converter (or jpg etc. like this one), then you can do this quite easily without any of the complex installs:

#! perl -slw use strict; use Win32::GuiTest qw[FindWindowLike SetForegroundWindow SendKeys]; use Win32::Clipboard; my $clip = Win32::Clipboard->new(); my @windows = FindWindowLike( 0, $ARGV[ 0 ] ); #Find it die "Couldn't find window '$ARGV[ 0 ]" unless @windows; for (@windows) { SetForegroundWindow( $_ ); # Make it active sleep 1; ## Send the Alt-print screen key sequence to copy ## the active window to the clipboard SendKeys("%{PRTSCR}"); } my $fname = "$ARGV[ 0 ]-@{[ time() ]}"; print $fname; if( my $bitmap = $clip->GetBitmap() ) { local $\; my $bmpfile = $fname . '.bmp'; open my $bmp, '>', $bmpfile or die $!; binmode $bmp; print $bmp $bitmap; close $bmp; print "Bitmap written to $bmpfile\n"; system "bmp2png $bmpfile"; print "Converted to $fname.png"; } else { die "Couldn't get bitmap from clipboard"; } __END__ C:\test>screengrab Opera Opera-1265829469 Bitmap written to Opera-1265829469.bmp OK Opera-12658294 ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo +ooooo Converted to Opera-1265829469.png

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[Corion]: I hope all is well marto! ;) My godson had a surprise visit to the hospital yesterday because he fell and had cut his skin besides his eye, but everything was glued together again and all is well
[marto]: good grief, that's not fun, glad to hear all is as well as could be :)
[Corion]: marto: Yeah - their mother picked all three of them up at the kindergarden to then go to the hospital, and all three of them were well behaved, and all also were quite obedient when they came home, so they recognized the situation
[Corion]: Nice to see that the kids have some understanding of important things that happen and the appropriate behaviour :)

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