Re: The possibility to take a screenshot of the window where we right click on it

On Thu, 2008-10-16 at 09:55 +0100, Emmanuele Bassi wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 13:06 -0500, Shaun McCance wrote:
> > The 'Take Screenshot' entry in the Applications menu should
> > not just automatically take a screenshot of the desktop, as
> > it does now.  Instead, it should pop up a screenshot dialog
> > that looks something like this:
> > 
> >   ( ) Take a screenshot of the entire screen
> >       <i>Press PrintScreen to do this automatically</i>
> >   ( ) Take a screenshot of a single window
> >       <i>Press Alt+PrintScreen to do his automatically</i>
> >   ( ) Take a screenshot of a region of the screen
> > 
> >   [ ] Wait [___] seconds before taking screenshot
> it does exactly that since GNOME 2.18 or 2.20. if your 'Take Screenshot'
> menu item is not doing that it's either your distribution's fault for
> messing around with the default desktop entry file, or yours for doing
> the same. :-)

As I said, I'm not on a machine running 2.24 right now.

> the default desktop entry for gnome-screenshot uses the --interactive
> switch which pops up a dialog for setting up the screenshot; the key
> combinations keep working automagically without requiring manual
> intervention by default - but you can tweak them to include the
> --interactive command line switch (which will, as a bonus, take into
> account the other arguments you pass on the command line).

I received a separate private email from somebody who said
this was the behavior now (yay!), but that it doesn't have
the hints that I proposed.  Putting hints on the interactive
dialog is, I think, the best way to make the key shortcuts


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