[kde-community] kde-community Digest, Vol 25, Issue 4

Boudhayan Gupta me at baloneygeek.com
Fri Apr 17 19:05:04 UTC 2015

On 18 April 2015 at 00:01, Alexander Neundorf <neundorf at kde.org> wrote:
> From: Boudhayan Gupta <me at baloneygeek.com>
>> Hi all,
>> Over the past few weeks, I have been writing a new screenshot
>> application for KDE. I'm calling it KScreenGenie, and the code is
>> currently online at https://github.com/BaloneyGeek/KScreenGenie.
>> I initially started out by trying to help out in porting KSnapshot to
>> KF5, but it struck me that there was a lot of duplication in the code,
>> major changes in the design would be required to support Wayland, and
>> that there was support for a whole bunch of strange image grabbers,
>> including one which allows one to capture a single widget in the
>> application
> do you mean the "section of window" ?
> I know many (non-geek) people who use that.
> At work we actually had to modify our (proprietary) application to make it
> work again (I think we turned all QMdiSubWindows into real X11 widgets by
> calling nativeParentWidget() or something like that), now they can again
> happily make screenshots of these windows for their presentations etc.
> IOW, it is a useful feature.
> Alex

Ah. In that case, I can probably import the code from KSnapshot. I'll
have a look later in the weekend.

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