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Re: Screenshot highlighting


We may also consider using an arrow to point to things.

Perhaps this is something that could be built into Quickshot; have
quickshot save one image plain, and then prompt the user for any highlights
that can also be saved.


On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 9:31 PM, John Cave <john.cave5@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> If we are to do this, a circle would suffice. Dimming the background would
> confuse readers and make them think they're being patronised. I'm all for
> the idea, because especially in whole-window screenshots it can be just as
> hard to find what you are looking for as on your own screen. A circle
> points users to exactly the right place. May I suggest ubuntu orange for
> the circle?
> Just my opinion,
> John C
>   ------------------------------
> *From:* Andrew Montag <ajmontag@xxxxxxxxx>
> *To:* ubuntu-manual@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Sent:* Thursday, 17 May 2012 5:21 AM
> *Subject:* [Ubuntu-manual] Screenshot highlighting
> I think it may be useful to highlight portions of screenshots. We could
> put an orange oval around text or a button, or maybe blur or grey all but
> one section of the screenshot to draw the readers attention to it. The only
> problem would be doing it so that it looks good and is consistent.
> Thoughts?
> -Andrew
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