[SailfishDevel] Is pragmatically taking a screenshot possible?
david.greaves at jolla.com
Mon Jan 6 01:02:21 UTC 2014
It certainly does; there are 2 screenshot apps in the Harbour - check in 'utils'
(Author of 'screenshot' ... with an update in QA right now)
On 06/01/14 00:48, James Mugford wrote:
> Great, this sounds hopeful.
> Do you know if there are there any permission issues surrounding this?
> For example, do you think this would work as a regular application on end
> consumer devices?
> On 05/01/14 23:21, Thomas Tanghus wrote:
>> On Sunday 05 January 2014 13:42 James Mugford wrote:
>>> Is it technically possible to create an app that can take a screenshot
>>> of the home screen or device viewport?
>>> It is for the purpose of creating something technologically similar to a
>>> water screen saver.
>> I've no big knowledge of the subject, but I guess the easiest approach is to
>> use dbus to grab the screenshot.
>> From the "grabscreen" script on the device, the cli command is something like:
>> dbus-send --type=method_call --dest=org.nemomobile.lipstick \
>> org.nemomobile.lipstick.saveScreenshot string:"$filename"
>> Where $filename is the file to save to. Maybe other methods than saveScreenshot
>> is available? I have no idea how to query for available methods.
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