On Sun, 21 Aug 2011 20:37:59 +0200
bktheman34 wrote:

> >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,
> >Matt
> 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.

In linux I use KColorChooser instead and paste the chosen #color into gimp.
It's not too cumbersome.

- Richard
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