I suspect that Francesco had the same problem I did. In the color picker dialog box, there is an icon, about 2/3 of the way from the top, which when one hovers the mouse cursor over the icon, reveals the context help that one can select a color from anywhere in the screen. When one's cursor is located over a GIMP window, this is true, one can select a color; when the cursor is over a part of the screen that is not part of a GIMP window, the cursor reverts from the eyedropper shape to the normal cursor shape, and in my experience, one was not able to select a color from any part of the screen that was not a GIMP related window.

This is a known gtk+ issue in windows (bug 653653) at bugzilla.gnome.org.

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