Re: more doc work (was Re: completed gataxx doc)
- From: karderio <karderio gmail com>
- To: Ryan Paul <gaerdin gmail com>
- Cc: gnome-doc-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: more doc work (was Re: completed gataxx doc)
- Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2006 20:42:34 +0200
On Sun, 2006-07-30 at 12:56 -0700, Ryan Paul wrote:
> I can do the screenshots, including the cropping/fading. Are there
> specific GTK/Metacity themes that I should use?
> If there is sufficient interest, I am also willing to make a utility to
> help automate the screenshot/crop/fade process. Last year I was writing
> articles with lots of screenshots, and I started to get really
> frustrated with the limitations of the GNOME screenshot utility. I
> eventually made my own with Ruby and Glade. It does a lot of things that
> the GNOME screenshot utility doesn't do. For instance, it can capture a
> specific window or a specified screen region. It probably wouldn't be
> that difficult to extend my utility so that it can optionally perform
> the border fade operation. If enough doc writers are interested in using
> something like that, I am willing to rewrite it in Python so that people
> don't have to wrestle with the Ruby GNOME dependencies.
Interested I am. This is on my todo list also. I looked into this a
while back. The plan was to use DogTail to automate the process of
taking the shots in each language, by running a script in the help
directory. The problem was that dogtail didn't run properly on my system
Thumbs up for Python.
I still think the border fade, or whatever effect, would be best
implemented by Yelp though.
 BTW, if you run "LANGUAGE=fr_FR.utf8 gedit" you get gedit in french,
if you have the french locale installed.
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