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You're right, I missed it because I never use the system tray icon since the top toolbar and the main window is so convenient. Would probably be more intuitive to add that option to the right-click context menu for the left preview pane on the main window in my opinion.

Thanks and keep up the good work.

What settings yield highest quality of screenshots? Currently, my tweaked settings don't seem to create screenshots that match the quality on what is displayed on the screen, which is mostly text. The text seems slightly blurred. Would a 1:1 quality screenshot possible (the screenshot and the actual screen looks exactly the same)?

Also, I can't seem to find a way to open the directory where I set the screenshot to be saved on Screenshot Captor. Could this be a feature request if it's not there already? Perhaps a right-click context menu button "Open screenshot directory" that opens the directory of wherever the screenshot was saved (either user-specified or directory specified in the settings)?

Thank you.

I was wondering if I can delete all my applications' log directory and replace it with a symlinked directory to a different hard drive. For example, my programs are installed in C drive and I want all the logs that are created by these applications to be stored on a separate drive. I don't see why this wouldn't work but I want to be sure there are absolutely no caveats or implications that I am not aware of. What are the worst-case (or bad) scenarios trying to do this? Off the top if my head, I can only imagine a scenario where an update to an application changes its log directory location and I did not find out--in that case, logs would still be saved and everything would still be working properly except that I would need to establish a new symlink.

Logs seem to not be a big deal because they don't affect the application, but what about symlinks for stuff like %APPDATA%, out of curiosity? I want to know why it would be dangerous to use symlinks in certain scenarios.


Screenshot Captor / Re: Potential Bugs
« on: September 25, 2015, 07:35 PM »
might it be that it's not that its on another monitor that is causing this behavior, but rather when the active window being captured is a CHILD widow and the parent is behind it?

Yea you're right. SC is on monitor #1 and I'm taking a screenshot of a child window in monitor #2 whose parent window is also on monitor #2--the portion of the background of the parent window is shown. It is not shown when the screenshot of the child window is taken at monitor #1 (with parent window still being on monitor #2). This is still a bug though, right?

  i'd love to hear if you can figure out a clue.. are the files being auto named uniquely?

Yea, using the naming scheme by SC. I just took like a total of 50 screenshots trying to figure out what's the issue but still have no idea. Again, something is really weird--Irfanview and Windows Photo Viewer are showing me two different things of the same photo, and this time, neither of the photos are exactly what I took (first 2 screenshots are exactly the same according to Windows Photo Viewer when they should be different and according to Irfanviewer, they are different but only because one being messed up (they still appear to be the same screenshot in this regard when they should be 2 different screenshots).

If you want to see what I mean, I can upload the 6 screenshots if you have both Irfanview and Windows Photo Viewer installed to see for yourself. The screenshots are simply settings of a Firefox addon (so you would know what screenshot I have taken and what it should be then be able to compare that to what is shown by the two image viewers.

Screenshot Captor / Potential Bugs
« on: September 20, 2015, 11:18 PM »
Potential bugs I've discovered:

1. I have the setting "Take Image of Active Window" enabled and is working as expected on the screen where SC was launched, but when I take a screenshot of a window on another monitor, a portion of the background of the active window is taken as well. This portion is a bit larger than the active window.

2. Not sure if my hard drive is too slow (7200 rpm, pretty average), but when I take screenshots one after the other at a decent pace (I make sure my file explorer updates to include the screenshot taken before I take the other and then take another screenshot maybe 2 seconds after), but some screenshots seem to be corrupted and some seem to contain a previous  screenshot overlapping it. A bizarre thing is that some of these overlapped screenshots appear fine using Windows's default image viewer as well as on SC but are overlapped when opened with IrfanView as well as Windows's File Explorer preview...

Also, 2 feature requests:

1. An option to close SC when clicking the red X button in the Quick-Capture bar (and if this option is implemented, consider that the button should not close Quick-Capture bar so that in the next launch, Quick-Capture bar is not closed by default). Whenever I use SC, I always have SC main window minimized and always have Quick-Capture bar enabled (auto-hide). I would take a bunch of screenshots using the Quick-Capture bar and then want to quick the program using it.

2. I was wondering if it's in consideration to incorporate the option to upload the screenshots to the very popular

Other than that, this is still a really great program.

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