stack images - pixmapID not supported in 2.7

Terry Judd tsj at unimelb.edu.au
Sun Mar 12 15:11:02 EST 2006


> Recently, Terry Judd wrote:
>
>> Various cool routines for capturing stack images (including offscreen
>> portions) that utilised the pixmapID of the stack were posted 
>> recently.
>> Unfortunately they don't work in 2.7 as pixmapID is no longer
>> supported. Any other ideas on how this might be achieved or is (as it
>> appears) that it!
>
> If I understood correctly, the Rev guys will be re-implementing 
> pixmapID in
> a later 2.7.x version.  For now, you can do screen captures using 
> object
> references in hidden windows:
>
>     "...snapshots can be taken of objects that are not on the current
>      card or in stacks that are not open."
>
> An interesting benefit of this is that if you reference a control, the
> screenshot includes the control's alphaData.
>
> See "import" in the new docs for detailed info.

Thanks Scott - I'll take a look!

Terry...

>
> Regards,
>
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
> -----
> E: scott at tactilemedia.com
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