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Quick answer (on my phone currently):
From my perspective the transparency capture used to work and at some point it stopped functioning properly (pretty sure my fault, changing settings etc); but the window is in the middle of the screen and there was plenty of space in all directions yet the window is moved when borders (dis-)appear.
I will double-check all settings tomorrow and test my settings on a clean SC install in parallel.
Thank you guys for the quick replies!

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@ayryq, I'm aware of this but it's not a bug - it's my messed up capturing settings where the black border appears around the window to capture transparency (I'm too lazy to fix/reset the settings). The window's position changes when the black border is displayed thus the "shadow" of the text.

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The title says it all. The bug is not persistent, but occured ~80% of the time to me.

Steps:
1) Take a screenshot
2) Select an area
3) Try to pixelate inside the area
4) Look for text "shining" through the pixelated area

1st attachment: Original screenshot
[ Invalid Attachment ]  // I don't know,  [ attach ] doesn't seem to work?

2nd attachment: Pixelated screenshot
[ Invalid Attachment ]

3rd: How it looks like in Screenshot Captor
[ Invalid Attachment ]


PS: Another small bug: Using screenshot name template "%customdate%__%filename%" works on other programs (%filename% on Explorer.exe = "explorer") but doesn't work for me on Screenshot Captor itself (equals nothing, like the 3rd attachment)

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Try to scroll-capture this page: http://pastebin.com/Dhq65dAG

The capturing itself works well (besides I couldn't get a proper auto-scroll with the newest Firefox Beta). But: when it comes to overlapping settings, changing any value results in a "There's not enough memory for this action" message. I've 16GB of RAM and set Memory Usage to 5000MB in ScreenshotCaptor (a 32-bit program though ;))

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Screenshot Captor / Re: SSC + Dropbox + AutoIT = awesomeness
« on: August 26, 2013, 05:11 PM »
@mouser: Hi, thanks and thank you for a good tl;dr :)
Do you mean to use that as a "3rd party uploading tool" (to move to dropbox+copy URL)? It's a really cool idea, I didn't think about that. With some command line tweaks it could work ;)
And yes, I thought about "bruteforcing" the whole screenshot folder for valid screenshots, but I didn't really care about this (at least yesterday).

@cmpm, what do you mean by the first sentence? Couldn't understand you :/
About dropboxlinker... might be useful, especially when you want to share multiple files/URLs, but most of the time I put single files or .zip archives manually into dropbox so it isn't hard to me to make 2 clicks to get a link. Anyway, different purposes, different programms. (I also doubt one can add it as a tool)

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Screenshot Captor / [Outdated] SSC + Dropbox + AutoIT = awesomeness
« on: August 25, 2013, 04:21 PM »
UPD 2018: Dropbox has permanently and indefinitely disabled Public folders for all users. This has no use anymore.

I didn't know exactly where to post this; move the thread if I was wrong.

The first time I saw ScreenshotCaptor, I wondered how powerful this tool is and why almost nobody uses it. While the second question remains unanswered, we will make use of SC's customization.
This is not a real tutorial (How-to), but rather a way how I did that and some help for you to get more or less the same result.


Note: As of 4th October 2012 registered Dropbox users no longer receive a 'public' folder automatically (read https://www.dropbox.com/help/16/ and https://www.dropbox....enable_public_folder)


As you know SC has 3 ways to upload your screenshot:
  • built-in uploader (imageshack / imm.io)
  • ShareX
  • Custom Uploader Tool

But I didn't like any of these:
1) I don't want to have my screens to be spread over the Internet by uploading them to all kinds of sites
2) I didn't want to install any additional software
3) Same as 2

...but I had Dropbox. One of many (nowadays) cloud services. Simple and fast. Since I mainly make screenshots to share them (with friends or whoever) I decided to save all screenshots into the dropbox folder.
It was pretty good although not really "user-friendly", because:
1) I had to right-click on SC (which is permanently hidden on my toolbar)
2) then "Explore at screenshot directory",
3) scroll down to the latest screenshot
4) right-click to copy Public link (see note)
5) paste it.

A long, annoying way just to get a link, isn't it? I did that work for every screenshot I wanted to share since February this year until I found out that SC lets you to run a program after capturing.

So I thought why not automatically put a ready link to the clipboard?
It was really simple to do in AutoItw (11 lines, including customization | Source code avaible in the attachment).

How it works:
  • You make a screenshot that will be saved in your dropbox folder
  • SC runs your script (.exe)
  • The script puts a ready-to-paste URL into your clipboard
  • ???
  • PROFIT!

How to make it work with Dropbox:
  • Make sure you have a Public folder
  • Set the screenshot folder to be inside your public folder
  • Go to Basic Capturing/Post-capture Options
  • Enable "Commandlines to run" and
  • Put path to the .exe [space] %file% [space] [your URL / prefix]   (see screenshot in the attachments for an example)
D:\GameZone2\Au3\ScreenshotCaptor\ScreenCaptor_1.2_x64.exe %file% https://dl.dropbox.com/u/99999999/screenshots/
Note: You need to replace the '999999' with YOUR ID and everything afterwards is the path to your screenshot folder.

Enjoy your instant screenshots!

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