KSnapshot + Print Scrn key

Nigel Ridley nigel at prayingforisrael.net
Fri Apr 17 07:41:20 UTC 2009

Eberhard Roloff wrote:
> Nigel Ridley wrote:
>> Using Hardy I could press the 'Print Scrn key' and KSnapshot would pop up. Now under Jaunty it 
>> doesn't and I haven't figured out how to assign the Print Scrn key to open KSnapshot.
>> Any ideas?
>> Blessings,
>> Nigel
> This one is easy, at least I think so. In Intrepid kde 4.2.2, you can go 
> to System settings/Input Actions
> create a new shortcut there and you are done.
> Fwiw I just created another example called "Print Screen", that calls 
> ksnapshot when <shift-PrtScr> is pressed.
> Surely "example" is not the proper group to do it, but it was just for 
> testing purposes.
> After enabling it, it works like a charm.
> regards
> Eberhard

Yes, I saw that, but when I tried to use *just* the 'Prnt Scrn' key, it informed me that it was 
already in use. Oh well, 'Shift + Prnt Scrn' will have to do.... :-)



P.S. You can also set shortcut keys from the 'Menu Editor' (right click the 'K' on the 'panel') 
and choose the app and then the 'Advanced' tab.

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