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Added in 1.9.6

$screenshot(filename, aegijprtwxz, [x, y, w, h], N)

Takes and saves a screenshot of the desktop or current active window to filename.

Parameters

filename - Filname to save to.

a - Take screenshot of active window.
b - Save as bmp image.
e - Save as Emf image.
g - Save as gif image.
i - Save as icon image.
j - Save as jpeg image.
p - Save as png image.
r - Select an area of the screen to save. (Use CTRL + S to save when done)
t - Save as tiff image.
w - Save as wmf image.
x - Save as exif image.
z - Select and save a rectangle [x, y, w, h] of the screen.

[x, y, w, h]- The position and size of a rectangle to save. (use with the 'z' parameter)
N - Compression quality (0-100)

Example

; Takes a screenshot of current active window and saves it as a png image, then opens the image.
//run $qt($screenshot(screenshot.png, pa))

; Show a transparent form where you can draw a rectangle and save it as a png image, then opens the image.
//run $qt($screenshot(screenshot.png, pr))

Updated by Per Amundsen 5 months ago · 7 revisions

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