screenshot application should have a button for making new screenshot

Bug #125127 reported by Oliver Gerlich on 2007-07-10
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-utils
Confirmed
Wishlist
gnome-utils (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

The gnome-screenshot utility should have a button to make a new screenshot.

Background: if I want to make an image of a single window (happens quite often), I can't use the "Print Screen" button, but have to start the screenshot app via Applications -> Accessories -> Make Screenshot ; and even then I only have "one shot": if the created screenshot doesn't look good, I have to start the screenshot app _again_! That's very unhandy. If there would be a button like "Make another screenshot" that would be easier; and also I could launch the app with the "Print Screen" button and then ignore the created fullscreen-shot and hit "New shot" and select the desired options.

Siegfried Gevatter (rainct) wrote :

You can make a screenshot of only the currently active window with «Alt + Impr Pant».

Changed in gnome-utils:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Confirmed
Oliver Gerlich (ogerlich) wrote :

Thanks for the hint! Alt + PrintScreen seems to solve all use cases described. It might still be nice to have a "New shot" button, but it's less important now with this trick :-)

Changed in gnome-utils:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
Áron Sisak (asisak) on 2007-08-25
Changed in gnome-utils:
status: New → Unknown
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in gnome-utils:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gnome-utils:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
Changed in gnome-utils:
status: New → Confirmed
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