Bug 392521 - gnome-screenshot does not handle "Save in folder" properly
gnome-screenshot does not handle "Save in folder" properly
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-utils (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-11-20 10:09 EST by Alexander Todorov
Modified: 2009-01-09 00:17 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 00:17:50 EST
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video screen capture using a Xen guest. (2.17 MB, application/ogg)
2007-11-20 10:10 EST, Alexander Todorov
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Description Alexander Todorov 2007-11-20 10:09:04 EST
Description of problem:
The gnome-screenshot program is not handling "Save in folder" properly, which
results in screenshots saved in another folder.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create some directories to save files in (mkdir -p ~/Desktop/images)
2. Press Alt+PrtSc or start gnome-screenshot to make a screenshot
3. Use the "Save in folder" dialog to navigate to the directory where you want
to save the file
4. IMPORTANT: In the dialog select the directory (images) with the mouse and
click the "Open" button. 
5. The name of the directory is reflected in the GUI /Save in folder field
6. Click "Save". The image is saved in the parent directory (~/Desktop in this case)

Actual results:
The image is saved in the parent directory of what is selected.

Expected results:
The image is saved in the selected directory.

Additional info:
To actually save the image in the desired directory replace step #4 with:
4. In the dialog select the directory (images) with the mouse and double click
on it. You are now inside the directory (showing that it's empty). Click the
"Open" button. 

Although the GUI is reflecting the current selection IMO the internal data
structures are not updated to reflect the new save location. Most probably the
error is that this location is the current directory when clicking "Open" which
does not reflect the selection with the mouse.
Comment 1 Alexander Todorov 2007-11-20 10:10:47 EST
Created attachment 265011 [details]
video screen capture using a Xen guest.
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