Bug 865633 - ALT + PRTSCN doesn't work
ALT + PRTSCN doesn't work
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-10-11 19:17 EDT by Allen Hewes
Modified: 2013-08-01 03:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-08-01 03:13:13 EDT
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alt+prtscn of gnome-terminal (9.45 KB, image/png)
2012-10-11 19:17 EDT, Allen Hewes
no flags Details
alt+prtscn of nautilus (18.29 KB, image/png)
2012-10-11 19:18 EDT, Allen Hewes
no flags Details
alt+prtscn of seamonkey (10.04 KB, image/png)
2012-10-11 19:18 EDT, Allen Hewes
no flags Details

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Description Allen Hewes 2012-10-11 19:17:37 EDT
Created attachment 625735 [details]
alt+prtscn of gnome-terminal

Description of problem:
When I bring an application to focus, say like Seamonkey and hit "Alt + PrtScn" to take a screen capture of the window only (versus the entire desktop), I get garbage or no image at all.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 17 x86_64 current as of this ticket


How reproducible:
Happens every time. I have tried Seamonkey, gnome-terminal and Nautilus.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Load an application
2. Bring it to focus
3. hit "Alt + PrtScn" buttons
Actual results:
I have attached three files:

Expected results:
to get a screen capture of the application only, i.e. not the entire desktop.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Allen Hewes 2012-10-11 19:18:22 EDT
Created attachment 625736 [details]
alt+prtscn of nautilus
Comment 2 Allen Hewes 2012-10-11 19:18:47 EDT
Created attachment 625737 [details]
alt+prtscn of seamonkey
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