export snapshot with groups

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Jan 30 16:36:39 EST 2008


Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Is there some magic syntax option which will allow me to use the "export 
> snapshot" command to export the full area within the boundingRect of a 
> group object, even if the boundingRect may exceed the object's current 
> rect?
> 
> I know I can make an offscreen copy, adjust the rect to match the 
> boundingRect, etc., but it sure would be handy if we had a one-liner to 
> get the same result.

Haven't tried it and don't know if it will work, but how about using 
"start editing group" to display only the group objects, taking a 
snapshot of that, and the stop editing background? You could control the 
rect of the snapshot if the group is larger than you want to reproduce.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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