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Author Topic: Screenshot Captor remembering settings (between sessions)  (Read 1182 times)

cathie28

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Screenshot Captor remembering settings (between sessions)
« on: January 23, 2013, 01:48:33 PM »
On my earlier post about SSC not remembering settings
cathie28,

SC should be remembering your last settings for each of the objects.. but i will look into that issue and your comments about it after i see if i can't get this font clipping issue solved, so that i don't get confused.
It does remember settings for an object placed in a shot (like text box) - for that specific object.

It (seems) to also remember - some - settings, between SSC sessions, or for new shots, such as text box text / background color, last used font SIZE but not last font style used.  ** At least, in newest beta portable added on 1-23-2013 (3.14.01).  Haven't rebooted to see if all custom text box settings are still retained, but they are closing / restarting SSC - except for font style.

Text box font style always reverts to Arial for new screenshots.  I see in prefs, under Automatic Captions, there's option to select (save?) font style to use in auto captions.  But no such selection for font to be used in text boxes.

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Re: Screenshot Captor remembering settings (between sessions)
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2013, 11:10:16 AM »
I will fix it so that font style is saved between settings.

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Re: Screenshot Captor remembering settings (between sessions)
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2013, 02:47:14 PM »
Thanks.  Assume you meant "between sessions."

Thought along same line:  may / may not be a bit over the top for SSC, but many types of prgms where users are constantly switching settings back & forth, allow saving custom settings under one or more named profiles.
Then often have a button to reset (on a prgm like this) drawing & font settings back to default.  For SSC, resetting to default should probably only affect settings changed from editor UI (colors, line thickness, arrow properties, etc).

NOT change prefs that were changed by accessing Edit > Preferences (like default path to save files, default format, etc.).  Though some changes made from main UI, may show up under preferences screen (most DON'T), I'd think only the common drawing / object properties (e.g., arrow, ellipse, text box, etc.) would be reset, if had a button like "Reset Editor Drawing / Text Properties," or similar.  W/ a tooltip stating general type of properties that would be reset .

Having a profile(s) w/ saved settings to create projects for more "Professional" and another for "Funny," etc., would allow users to change all desired drawing / object properties for a desired look or purpose, in one click - instead of many, many clicks - as I find myself doing a lot. 

Depending on what the shot is, who I'm sending it to (friend, Insurance Co.), I often want completely different settings.  If only adding 1 text box or 1 arrow, no big deal.  For more complicated, multi object editing, changing all desired properties takes a bit of time.  Changing even 75% of settings for all common objects takes a lot of clicks; then to different settings for another project &....

Just a thought.