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Small utility that translates a shared screenshot url into a markdown-ready *.png url. Works with dropbox, screencloud, and others.

Project description

Convert "Screenshot-sharing" utility links to markdown-ready \*.png files I'm sure you are also annoyed that screenshot-sharing utilities like Screencloud and Dropbox only copy a link to their screenshot viewing page, not to the ``.png`` file itself.
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So, if you have a python window open, use this module to quickly
``convert_clipboard()`` to a downloadable link.

In the backgound, this simply accesses the page linked by the
screenshot-sharing utility using ``requests``, parses it with
BeautifulSoup, finds the first link that ends in png using regex, and
copies that to the clipboard using pyperclip.

Installation
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Python Module
^^^^^^^^^^^^^

``pip install copysc``

or

.. code:: bash

$ git clone https://github.com/rv816/copysc.git
$ cd copysc
$ python setup.py install

Command Line Utility
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

*Linux*
'''''''

.. code:: bash

$ export copyscpath=$(python -c 'import copysc; print(copysc.__path__[0])')
$ echo export PATH=$PATH:$copyscpath >> ~/.bashrc
$ sudo chmod 755 $copyscpath/copyscreen.py

You may also need to install a clipboard drivers to enable pyperclip to
interact with your X clipboard.

::

$ sudo apt-get install xclip
$ sudo apt-get install xsel

*Mac*
'''''

.. code:: bash

$ export copyscpath=$(python -c 'import copysc; print(copysc.__path__[0])')
$ echo export PATH=$PATH:$copyscpath >> ~/.bash_profile
$ sudo chmod 755 $copyscpath/copyscreen.py

*Windows*
'''''''''

Install Linux or buy a Mac and see above.

*I'm sorry. That was a bit rude. I'm sure it's possible, but I don't
have the faintest idea how Windows works* *My hunch is as follows:*

1. Find out the absolute path of the module as follows:
``C:\>python -c 'import copysc; print(copysc.__path__[0])'``

2. Copy that path and add it to your PATH variable on windows.

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Usage:
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As python module:
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.. code:: python

from copysc.copyscreen import convert_clipboard
convert_clipboard()

OR...you can feed it a link directly

.. code:: python

from copysc.copyscreen import convert_clipboard
convert_clipboard(link= 'https://www.dropbox.com/s/wg24eyirfaqrbnw/Screenshot%202014-10-17%2018.06.22.png?dl=0')

From the command line:
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``$ copyscreen``

*or*

``$ copyscreen http://screencloud.net/v/zOk6``

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