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 -- Richard Kimber Political Science Resources http://www.PoliticsResources.net/ _______________________________________________ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user