Hi Dominik,

Am Do den 18. Feb 2021 um 12:36 schrieb Dominik Vogt:
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 06:48:45PM +0100, Klaus Ethgen wrote:
> > seting the background (root window) to some image is easy. But is there
> > any way to get the image content on fvwm root window back to an image?
> As far as I know the X protocol offers no way to retrieve the
> background pixmap of any window.

Sad. How are window manager working when they provide transparency? How
does ETerm does it? (however, it doesn't work here)

> The best approximation is to
> remove all windows from the current desk and then make a
> screenshot.  For example, from FvwmConsole:
>   all stick off
>   all movetodesk 1

Sure, but this will make more troubles as it is use for.

> *But* if there is some background image, how did it get there?
> There should be some readable image file somewhere on the system.

More or less.

Image comes from different sources. Be it webcollage (from xscreensaver)
or a script, scaling and manipulating a image bevore display.

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