Does exporting a snapshot from a rect work on mobile?

Mark Waddingham mark at
Thu Aug 31 08:25:23 EDT 2017

Hi Jonathan,

On 2017-08-31 14:09, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode wrote:
> Thanks for checking Paul. It appears that, with a browser widget on
> screen, I am only getting an image from the parts of the screen with
> the browser widget.
> With import snapshot, the non-browser parts of the image are
> transparent (and black). With exporting a snapshot to a variable and
> putting that variable into an image, the non-browser parts are visible
> but black.
> I will do more exploring and file a bug report if I can isolate the 
> issue more.

This is - back when 
this was reported there was no way to do as you are wanting. However, it 
seems like since then there is a new way to get a snapshot of the 

So we can try that to fix the problem (it might still not work for some 
layer types).

Warmest Regards,


Mark Waddingham ~ mark at ~
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