Bug 1032082 - a screenshot contains colons which hurt MS Windows access
a screenshot contains colons which hurt MS Windows access
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
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Reported: 2013-11-19 09:10 EST by Rolle
Modified: 2015-06-29 09:02 EDT (History)
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Description Rolle 2013-11-19 09:10:11 EST
Description of problem:
When I take a screenshot (PRINT on keyboard) with gnome 3.10 a file with special chars in the filename are created. When I copy this file on a stick and try to access to this file from MS Windows, this isn't possible. The reason is are the colons inside the filename. This occurs on my german gnome. I don't know, if this happens on english desktop.
The filename is "Bildschirmfoto von »2013-11-19 14:10:13«.png"

So the colons in the time (hh:mm:ss) is not compatible with MS Windows.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 20 Beta

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. maybe switch to german gnome desktop(?), or happen this also on english desktop(?)
2. press the "PRINT"-key (on german keyboards "druck"-key)
3. it is a file in the local picture folder created:
on german desktops:  "~/Bilder/Bildschirmfoto von »2013-11-19 14:10:13«.png"
on english desktops: "~/Pictures/..."

Actual results:
Bildschirmfoto von »2013-11-19 14:10:13«.png

Expected results:
a) a filename without colons (:), for instance a dot (.)
   "Bildschirmfoto von »2013-11-19 14.10.13«.png"
b) or make in the gnome-settings a gui-tool, so that every user can choose his own template for the filename creation

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