Set capture filename from the command line

Asked by Stuart Langridge on 2011-11-15

Is it possible to set the capture filename when invoking Shutter from the command line? "shutter -w=skype -e" brilliantly grabs a screenshot of my Skype window, but I don't know the name of the screenshot it's taken! I can't specify a filename *on* the command line (Shutter tries to open it and fails: "ERROR: unknown command or filename myscreenshot.png"), and I can't guarantee that I won't already have a screenshot_001.png (meaning that the new one will be _002).

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2011-11-15
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2011-11-16

Please use the latest testing version of Shutter. I have implemented
that feature some days ago.

After updating you will be able to use something like:
shutter -w=skype -e -o=test.png

See 'man shutter' for more details.

You can find the latest builds here:
https://launchpad.net/~shutter-testing-team/+archive/ppa/+packages

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