snapshot and animation capture

Matt Maier blueback09 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 1 21:28:00 CET 2016


Also, I switched from exporting to an image and just had it export straight
to a file, then set the filename of the image to that file. The behavior of
an image when it's got a direct snapshot in it, and when its filename is
set, is not consistent. I skipped the voyage if exploration and just used
the approach that had worked before.
On Jan 30, 2016 16:28, "Matt Maier" <blueback09 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I got a reasonable facsimile of my original vision by just using an entire
> substack to define the capture area.
>
> on mouseUp
>    set the blendlevel of stack "untitled 3" to 50
>    set the loc of stack "untitled 3" to the screenloc
>    go stack "untitled 3"
> end mouseUp
>
> Untitled 3 is a stack with button "exit" and button "snap". The first
> button just closes the stack. The second button executes the following
> script.
>
> on mouseUp
>    set the cCaptureRect of stack "untitled 3" to the rect of stack
> "untitled 3"
>    set the loc of stack "untitled 3" to -1000,-1000
>    close stack "untitled 3"
>    --   wait 200 milliseconds
>    put the cCaptureRect of stack "untitled 3" into tBlerg
>    export snapshot from rect tBlerg to image "captureHolder" of stack
> "untitled 1"
> end mouseUp
>
> Apparently it takes around 200 milliseconds for the stack window to
> actually close. At least, sometimes it was still in the way, or only
> partially faded out when the snapshot was captured. Moving it out of the
> way, however, seems to happen instantly.
>
> The snapshot comes from the inside of the stack window, not including the
> decorations.
>
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:35 AM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> So, I thought I'd have a bash at rolling my own, but got stuck:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>    put topleft of img "border.png" & "," & the bottomright of img
>> "border.png" into ZZZZ
>>    put quote & ZZZZ & quote into fld "guff"
>>    put fld "guff" into QQQQ
>>    export snapshot from rect QQQQ of stack "Super Snap" to file
>> "QQQQ.png" as PNG
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> the thing gets stuck on the "export snapshot" line . . . cannot think why
>> . . .
>>
>> image "snapBTN.png": execution error at line 5 (import: error in
>> expression), char 1
>>
>> that stuff about "char 1" makes NO sense at all.
>>
>>
>> Richmond.
>>
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