[SailfishDevel] Is pragmatically taking a screenshot possible?
thomas at tanghus.net
Mon Jan 6 01:27:47 UTC 2014
On Monday 06 January 2014 00:48 James Mugford wrote:
> Great, this sounds hopeful.
> Do you know if there are there any permission issues surrounding this?
I doubt so. As mentioned in https://together.jolla.com/question/9670/api-security-model/
the current security model is QA, Unix permissions and general rep ;)
And you can do it as user nemo so it *should* work.
> For example, do you think this would work as a regular application on
> end consumer devices?
I can't give a qualified answer to that, sorry.
> 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/screenshot
> > 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
Med venlig hilsen / Best Regards
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