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Screen capture on Mac captures whole screen, not Oscar window
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Screen capture on Mac captures whole screen, not Oscar window
Not a major concern, but when you use the Take Screenshot function in Oscar on OSX, it takes the whole screen, not just the Oscar window. In so doing, the screenshot includes personal info shown on a Mac screen, such as your full name, which, by default, OSX shows in the upper right corner. For privacy reasons, I have been editing out my name from the screenshot, but it's kind of a pain. Is there any way that Oscar could capture just the active window, and not the whole screen?

Also, F12 does not work on a Mac to capture a screen.
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RE: Screen capture on Mac captures whole screen, not Oscar window
(08-25-2019, 09:00 AM)allanri Wrote: Not a major concern, but when you use the Take Screenshot function in Oscar on OSX, it takes the whole screen, not just the Oscar window.  In so doing, the screenshot includes personal info shown on a Mac screen, such as your full name, which, by default, OSX shows in the upper right corner.  For privacy reasons, I have been editing out my name from the screenshot, but it's kind of a pain.  Is there any way that Oscar could capture just the active window, and not the whole screen?

Also, F12 does not work on a Mac to capture a screen.

The problem of capturing the full screen instead of just the Oscar window has been fixed in the current test build.

The F12 issue is probably a problem related to your machine.  You probably need to press some combination of keys for F12 to be sent to Oscar as an application function and not used for something else.  On some Windows laptops, that means pressing a Fn key or maybe Ctrl key at the same time as pressing F12.
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RE: Screen capture on Mac captures whole screen, not Oscar window
Well, using F12 on a Mac requires you to hold down the fn key in the lower left corner, and then hit the appropriate function key.  However, doing this while Oscar is the active window causes the OSX to display the OSX dashboard, which is the default OSX action for F12; i.e. OSX is trapping the function key, and not allowing the application to act on it.  No combination of fn, control, option, alt or command keys with F12 causes a screen shot to be taken. (Though admittedly, there are a lot of combinations; 24, if my combinatorics math is correct. I haven't tried them all.)
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RE: Screen capture on Mac captures whole screen, not Oscar window
As a work-around, You can use the View->Take Snapshot option.  It's the 5th option from the top.
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RE: Screen capture on Mac captures whole screen, not Oscar window
(08-25-2019, 11:00 AM)Crimson Nape Wrote: As a work-around, You can use the View->Take Snapshot option.  It's the 5th option from the top.

Same problem ... it takes the whole screen.
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RE: Screen capture on Mac captures whole screen, not Oscar window
(08-25-2019, 01:50 PM)allanri Wrote:
(08-25-2019, 11:00 AM)Crimson Nape Wrote: As a work-around, You can use the View->Take Snapshot option.  It's the 5th option from the top.

Same problem ... it takes the whole screen.

Yes, it will.  That's just a work-around to F12 not taking a screen capture.  The problem of capturing the entire screen instead of the active window is fixed in our test build.
The current version of OSCAR is 1.2.0.  We recommend upgrading from any earlier version.

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RE: Screen capture on Mac captures whole screen, not Oscar window
Awesome
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RE: Screen capture on Mac captures whole screen, not Oscar window
Another option may be to use the Grab application as part of the Mac OS.
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RE: Screen capture on Mac captures whole screen, not Oscar window
CMD-SHIFT-F4 then hover the mouse over the OSCAR window and hit spacebar. That does it for me.
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RE: Screen capture on Mac captures whole screen, not Oscar window
CMD-SHIFT-4 I meant (4 not F4)
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