B3: Capturing rectangle: Center in Zoomed area?

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B3: Capturing rectangle: Center in Zoomed area?

Post by helmut »

When screen capturing a rectangle, a zoomed area is shown, which is good and useful. But currently the user has to estimate him/herself where the center in the zoom area and thus the start of his/her selection is. Currently pixel precise capturing is still difficult.

Suggestion:
In this zoomed window the selection rectangle should be shown. Alternatively the center could be marked with a cross. Sample:
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Post by Dreamer »

Right, I think it's even a bug since it's completely unusable now.

I also think it's a bit small, but perhaps it's just my (quite) large resolution.

Another suggestion - Esc key to cancel the operation.

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BTW This feature would be really useful also for cropping.
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Dreamer wrote:Right, I think it's even a bug since it's completely unusable now.
Yes, a useless preview. :-|
Dreamer wrote:I also think it's a bit small, but perhaps it's just my (quite) large resolution.
No problems here. Perhaps a bit larger (not the area, but the zoom).
Dreamer wrote:Another suggestion - Esc key to cancel the operation.
Yes!
Dreamer wrote:BTW This feature would be really useful also for cropping.
Yes!!
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helmut wrote:
Dreamer wrote:I also think it's a bit small, but perhaps it's just my (quite) large resolution.
No problems here. Perhaps a bit larger (not the area, but the zoom).
No, it would be even worse.
helmut wrote:
Dreamer wrote:Another suggestion - Esc key to cancel the operation.
Yes!
Dreamer wrote:BTW This feature would be really useful also for cropping.
Yes!!
I have suggested this feature for cropping, it would be much more useful for cropping IMO.
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Post by helmut »

Dreamer wrote:
helmut wrote:
Dreamer wrote:I also think it's a bit small, but perhaps it's just my (quite) large resolution.
No problems here. Perhaps a bit larger (not the area, but the zoom).
No, it would be even worse.
What do you mean?

@Pierre:
As written above the zoom preview for capturing is pretty useless the way it is now. The "Missing center" problem should be solved before releasing the 1.94.
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helmut wrote:
Dreamer wrote:No, it would be even worse.
What do you mean?
The area would be even 'smaller' then. It's not so bad...

...However, I'm using keyboard shortcuts to make the screenshots quickly, so I don't need this feature here, I need it for cropping.
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Dreamer wrote:
helmut wrote:
Dreamer wrote:No, it would be even worse.
What do you mean?
The area would be even 'smaller' then. It's not so bad...
O.k., I understand: You would like to have the same contents displayed a bit larger.
Dreamer wrote:...However, I'm using keyboard shortcuts to make the screenshots quickly, so I don't need this feature here, I need it for cropping.
O.k. But let's first fine-tune and finish one functionality (capturing in 1.94) and then start changing the next.
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Post by helmut »

In 1.94 RC1 the center is marked with a "cross".