On Fri, 6 Jan 2006, Gert Blij wrote:

> I want to cut out part of a screen shot and paste the cutout into another
> application.
> 1 - I do the Shift - PrintScreen
> 2 - In The Gimp I do File | New and paste. Now the screen shot is in The
> Gimp
> But none of the Selection Tools can be activated. It sticks to the cross
> arrows that moves the image around the workspace.
> Is it possible at all to work on a pasted image?

Yes, you have to anchor the "pasted image"

Activate the Layers dialogue and you will see what is happening


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