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Re: Taking SVG screenshots is real


Wow!! I am completely astonished. This is incredible, thanks for the tip,
mate :D

On 27 Jan 2013 22:42, "Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff" <sergey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Hey guys,
> 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!
> The catch(es):
>  * 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:
> https://dl.dropbox.com/u/5279564/gtk-vector-screenshot/granite-demo.svg
> https://dl.dropbox.com/u/5279564/gtk-vector-screenshot/pantheon-files.svg
> https://dl.dropbox.com/u/5279564/gtk-vector-screenshot/scratch.svg
> https://dl.dropbox.com/u/5279564/gtk-vector-screenshot/about.svg
> 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
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