>I'm using Gimp on Windows and just upgraded from version 2.2 to 2.6.

>In the old version I could use the color picker to get a color from 
>the desktop or from any other program window that was visible behind 
>the Gimp image window.

>Is that still possible in 2.6? Can someone tell me how to make that work?

>Thank you,

You could take a screen shot (in Windows hit the PrtSc key) of your desktop or 
whatever program you have open, then in GIMP click File > Create from 
Clipboard, and use the colour picker on that to select what you want. Then just 
close the screen shot, don't save.

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