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Taking SVG screenshots is real
Rejoice! The dream of taking vector screenshots is real! Just sudo apt-get
install apt-get install gtk-vector-screenshot and log out/in!
So, if you want to make a pixel-perfect mockup of a modification of some
app, you no longer have dig through earlier mockups, to look for an
[incomplete] mockup kit and hack things together - just take a
fully-inkscapeable screenshot and hack away!
* Works on GTK3 only, in particular only on Cairo-rendered parts (e.g.
doesn't work for Audience)
* The icons are raster, but that should not be a problem
* The DPI is a bit off, but you can return things to original size by
downscaling the result by the factor of 0.8 (at least on my machine)
Here are some example screenshots I took:
As Cassidy reminded recently, not every mockup should be pixel-perfect (see
http://elementaryos.org/journal/design-process) but if you need one, making
it just got a lot easier!
Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
OS architect @ elementary