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idn
October 12th, 2005, 01:10 AM
I want to take a screenie with the gnome menu expanded but it seems pressing the print screenbutton whilst having the menu expanded doesnt work. Does anyone have any ideas?

Buffalo Soldier
October 12th, 2005, 01:43 AM
This may not be exactly what you want... but I guess you can try taking screenshot using GIMP.

File -> Acquire -> Screenshot -> Whole Screen -> Grab

idn
October 12th, 2005, 01:57 AM
Thanks, thats exactly what I wanted, you can specify after how many seconds you want t take it, so I had a chance to get the menu open, heres the screenie :)

http://www.ubuntuforums.org/gallery/showimage.php?i=1089&original=1&c=2

darkmatter
October 12th, 2005, 02:17 AM
I want to take a screenie with the gnome menu expanded but it seems pressing the print screenbutton whilst having the menu expanded doesnt work. Does anyone have any ideas?

You can run gnome-panel-screenshot on a timer. For example:


gnome-panel-screenshot --delay 5

Would wait five seconds before capturing your desktop. It will give you time to open your menu.

bdash
October 12th, 2005, 04:29 AM
Or you can use Gimp to take your screenshot. You can add a timer.

aysiu
October 12th, 2005, 04:32 AM
You can run gnome-panel-screenshot on a timer. For example:


gnome-panel-screenshot --delay 5

Would wait five seconds before capturing your desktop. It will give you time to open your menu. When I was running Gnome, I created a keyboard shortcut for this very command. It came in handy.

bvc
October 12th, 2005, 07:08 AM
sleep 5; gnome-panel-screenshot
(same thing)

If you have imagemagick;
sleep 5; import -window root -quality 91 ~/`date +%Y%m%d-%H%M%S`-lg.jpg
or simply
sleep 5; import -window root -quality 91 ~/screenie.jpg