On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 11:02:20AM -0800, Akkana Peck wrote:
> Is it really that common to screenshoot a single window which is
> so large that there isn't room for both it and the screenshot dialog
> on the screen at the same time?
> To the list: does anyone here actually uses the delay for that purpose?
> The people who have asked for before-screenshot delay mostly seem to
> want time to switch desktops (a valid reason but surely not a 99% case).

That's pretty much all I use the delay for. Very, very occasionally I'll
want to screenshot something that takes me a few seconds to set up, but
mainly it's to take something on a different desktop. Generally these are
large windows. I think that most of my screenshots are web pages, closely
followed by bug reports (usually in Gaim). For both of these I much prefer
not having the capturing window on the desktop, and with webpages I want
as much of the app visible as possible. There is no room for both on my

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