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Creating screendumps in Perl

How to?

9:32 am on Aug 10, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Hi all,

I'd like to create screendump thumbnails of (many) webpages automatically.

To create screendumps I guess one way is to use the windows 'printscreen' function and then have Perl do something with it.
Only knowing perl though.. is there anyway to connect to the windows screendump function through perl and how do I do it? I never connected windows functions to a perl script before.
Will I need other programming languages?

I'd be very interested in alternative approaches. I'd prefer to run the whole thing on unix only but then I wouldn't know how to go about making the screendumps.

Thanks in advance

9:54 am on Aug 10, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Check the posts in-


seems to be asking the same thing, and there is a UNIX answer there...