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Author Topic: MiniCap feature request: auto-print  (Read 1996 times)

kproth

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MiniCap feature request: auto-print
« on: December 10, 2009, 12:51:01 PM »
I am looking for a very simple command-line app to "print" the contents of the current screen (on a multi-headed workstation) directly to a printer.  This is to be used with an application that doesn't have any built-in printing capability of its own; we would call the command-line app from a button within the app.  It seems that MiniCap comes very close, in particular it seems to define "current screen" as the one where the mouse cursor is located, which is exactly what I want.  But it doesn't have any printing capability.

I know that ScreenCaptor can do an automatic print, but it doesn't seem to have command-line options that could trigger a capture (I'd prefer to avoid using hotkeys).  Also, its auto-print feature doesn't seem to auto-rotate the image to fit best on the page, whereas I'd like to have the resulting printout done in landscape mode to best fit my wide-screen displays, without needing to change my printer's "default" page setup preferences.

What are the chances you would consider adding a "silent" automatic printing feature to minicap?
« Last Edit: December 10, 2009, 09:46:19 PM by kproth »

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Re: MiniCap feature request: auto-print
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2009, 12:58:32 PM »
that could be added pretty painlessly, i'll see what i can do.