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Is there tool to save currently visible WMS layer to file in QGIS, or some place in QGIS where you can get needed xml to fetch it using gdal ?

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You can always save the current view as georeferenced image, and use that with gdal. Although it is only screen resolution and size, maybe not what you want.

Alternatively, you can input WMS data directly: http://www.gdal.org/frmt_wms.html You may find the used parameters of the connection in the .qgs file.

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Did not know that. Go File, save as Picture, and it actually makes georeferenced picture from it. Thank you. It solves problem for now. –  simplexio Feb 26 '13 at 8:48
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