Bug 1417452 - ksnapshot: rectangular region is broken (black screen and refresh issue)
Summary: ksnapshot: rectangular region is broken (black screen and refresh issue)
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ksnapshot
Version: 25
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Than Ngo
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-01-29 14:17 UTC by Fabrice Salvaire
Modified: 2017-12-12 10:37 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 10:37:28 UTC
Type: Bug

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example of broken snapshot (46.91 KB, image/png)
2017-01-29 14:19 UTC, Fabrice Salvaire
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Description Fabrice Salvaire 2017-01-29 14:17:20 UTC
Description of problem:
When we move an anchor of a rectangular region, screen content becomes black and display is partially refreshed.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open ksnapshot
2. set rectangular region mode
3. take a new snapshot
4. move an anchor

Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
Video driver is intel

Comment 1 Fabrice Salvaire 2017-01-29 14:19:05 UTC
Created attachment 1245580 [details]
example of broken snapshot

Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2017-01-29 14:20:40 UTC
Not specific to *this* bug, but... kde recommends a newer/better tool for this task now: spectacle  (ksnapshot will likely be retired in the near future)

Comment 3 Fabrice Salvaire 2017-01-29 14:28:23 UTC
This issue looks similar to this old one https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1222831

Indeed spectacle works. Thanks for the tip!

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