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I would like to renew / re-post my question about Bluetooth menu.

If I want to add a screenshot to a post, I can use gnome-screenshot and copy the screenshot to the clipboard.

How do I add such a screenshot to this "body" of my post?

In other words - can I paste it here directly from clipboard? Yes or no?

And if yes, how?

I have been saving screenshots in LibreOffice Writer files on my desktop and then adding the file here with the image dialog.

It works, but it's a little unnecessarily convoluted IMHO.

  • It's easiest to post URL's to screenshots I believe, ie. upload it to a site & post links here (sorry I've never asked a question here so I'm not the best person to give advice) – guiverc Jul 22 at 13:16
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    Possible duplicate of How do I add images to posts? – Mark Kirby Jul 22 at 13:20
  • Is what you're asking for possible in any online site? – Justice for Monica Jul 22 at 14:23
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    @DKBose It is possible, I believe "paste an image" stands for pasting from clipboard. – pomsky Jul 22 at 14:55
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    @DKBose I don't think that is a good duplicate candidate for 2 reasons. First one, the other one is asking how to post images while this one is specifically asking how to post images directly from the clipboard. Also, the other question is very out of date as all of the answers are showing an old version of the image upload dialog which, from their text, doesn't mention that pasting an image is possible. While the new dialog mentions that, as pomsky pointed out in their answer. – Dan Jul 22 at 16:25
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    @Dan I second that, but you pinged the wrong user. – pomsky Jul 22 at 16:31
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Yes, you can.

Either click the 'enter image' button or press Ctrl+G. Then it should get expanded as below:
enter image description here

Make sure you have an image in your clipboard and then simply press the universal paste shortcut Ctrl+V.

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Terminal menu bar

Yes, both GUI “paste “ ( selected in mouse menu after right click ) or Ctrl +V works , however, not sure why there are still “instructions “ in the edited Body. They go away after "Add picture" button is used. Sometime too many instructions are making things worst. BTW the objective was “from clipboard to Body “ - no “Image” button necessary. Now if I can figure out how to screenshot the actual “pull down” menus.

  • That's a tricky one. I usually take a full desktop screenshot with the timer option. This way I'll have time to ooen a context menu that i want to screenshot. I then take a "selection" screenshot of the part I want from the original full desktop screenshot (i find this is faster than opening an image editor and cropping the original screenshot). I hope there's an easier way that I do not know of. – Dan Jul 24 at 6:25

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