creating screenshot by grabing a region while using a menu does not work

Bug #1049851 reported by Michael Mueller on 2012-09-12
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
The Gimp
gimp (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Gimp -> File -> Create -> Screenshot -> Select a region to grab -> delay to ~6 -> Snap -> open up some global menu entry -> wait and watch gimp

Gimp does not show the grab-cursor but does just grab some small area.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: gimp 2.8.0-2ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-14.16-generic 3.5.3
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-14-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.5.1-0ubuntu7
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Sep 12 16:09:00 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha i386 (20120724.2)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: gimp
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Michael Mueller (mmueller12345) wrote :
Lars Karlitski (larsu) wrote :

For me, this doesn't work with any menu opened, even GIMP's context menu. Are you sure this is not a gtk+ bug?

Michael Mueller (mmueller12345) wrote :

To be honest, I've got no idea :^) but I'll change the affecting projects as this sounds reasonable.

no longer affects: indicator-appmenu
summary: - creating screenshot by grabing a region while using global menu does not
- work
+ creating screenshot by grabing a region while using a menu does not work

I can't confirm this on Ubuntu 13.04 with GIMP 2.8.4. Are you still affected by this bug? Thank you for telling us!

Changed in gimp (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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