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Old 08. Jan 2011, 01:31 AM   #31 (permalink)
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deya, based on your comment, I tried the capture in Chrome again, using the drag method. As before, it behaves the same as "click in the window,"--a short jump downward and that's it.

Let me ask something...when I do the 'drag,' nothing actually moves except my cursor--the slider bar does not actually move. I move the cursor to the very bottom of the slider tray (slider not moving) and release the left button. At that point, the 'jump' occurs, and the incomplete capture shows in the Picpick Image Editor window that opens. Is this what you see?

Thanks for the link. I will get that browser to have when I ***really*** need a page captured.
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Old 08. Jan 2011, 02:57 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Continuing from previous post...

Now this is very interesting...I downloaded and installed the Sleipnir browser you mentioned. The PicPick scrolling capture WORKS PERFECTLY in it!!

It fails in the four major browsers but works in this one. Go figure.

Oh, Sleipnir made itself default browser without asking. Naughty.
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Old 08. Jan 2011, 07:45 AM   #33 (permalink)
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Some thread this is turning out to be.

deya, I had slightly different result than yours. I tried with Firefox, Iron, and Opera. PicPick works perfectly on all three. I tried my one-click method, and it works with all of them. With Firefox, it did not capture the top of the browser, just the page. Which Firefox version are you using deya? I am using FF 3.6.13. Are you using the FF 4 beta?

With Opera, PicPick captured the top of the browser as well. I don't know why is that. Maybe, because of the new design, it gets confused? I think same might be happening if you are using FF 4 beta. But, then, that should happen with Iron too, which has the same design.

And now movrshakr reports that PicPick works perfectly with Sleipnir.

Quite interesting.
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Old 08. Jan 2011, 07:47 AM   #34 (permalink)
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deya, I too enjoyed listening to Gizmo's interview. It was great to hear his voice, and also to the different things he talked about in the podcast. Thoroughly enjoyable.
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Old 08. Jan 2011, 09:19 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Oh, forgot to mention. Capturing Firefox and Iron were OK, but on Opera it was slower. That's another thing I found different from deya. I knew I was missing posting something.
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Old 08. Jan 2011, 02:07 PM   #36 (permalink)
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@ movrshakr - yes, that's what happens when I use the 'drag'. Cursor to the bottom of the page, nothing else moves, then release the left mouse button and PicPick then scrolls down the page, but for me it captures the whole page. Never fails in any browser except SeaMonkey Beta, I can't get PicPick to capture a whole page with that.

Speipnir is a bit of an oddity as far as browsers go, although I use it a lot for this kind of stuff, but with SnapCrab. Sorry about the default thing, I can't remember it doing that. But after reading your comments I tried it with PicPick and it flies, really quick scroll and capture.

So having done that I decided to try PicPick with Internet Explorer, something I never use, but it worked perfect. But using PicPick with IE I came across another strange little quirk. If I use the 'Window Control' method with IE PicPick scrolls really fast, but using the other two methods it scrolls slow?? - weird.

But considering that PicPick works with Speipnir for you, and it being an IE clone, how about IE, have you tried it with that? And it only captures the pages, not the top of the browser.

@ Anupam - yes, I'm using Firefox 4.0 Beta 8. So perhaps that's why PicPick is capturing the browser as well, same as Opera.

Reading through this thread it's obvious that results are varying from browser to browser, machine to machine. Why that would be I don't know. Garth may have a point with the mouse idea, although I'm doing this on two seperate machines with two different mice and not having an issue. I've not tried it on a laptop though.

It's looking more like trial and error, trying various combinations of capture method and with differnet browsers. Unless anyone can think of something else that might be causing this to happen.

And yes, it's good to hear a voice so you can tag it to a name with the podcast, Anupam. Different accent to what I'd imagined.
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Old 08. Jan 2011, 05:09 PM   #37 (permalink)
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@ deya - OK, I was just wondering if, when it works right, if the slider moved down with the cursor drag; you clarified that it does not.

Yes, I have tried IE. With me, it fails in all four normal browsers I have--IE, Firefox, Opera, Chrome--using either the wireless mouse or the pad on the laptop in all four. It works in Sleipnir, and in any other non-browser program I have tried.

No big problem on the default grab-I just switched it back. Just annoying when programs do things like that.

It is interesting about the different speeds of scrolls too. Seem this PicPick is extremely sensitive to its environment. And I too noticed that in some browsers, it "red boxes" only the window contents, but in others gets the browser's top part too (the entire window).
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Old 31. Jan 2011, 05:39 PM   #38 (permalink)
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Let's hope they respond to your email query, movrshakr, it would be great to hear from them and see what they had to say. Fingers crossed....
Well, it is now the end of January 2011, and there has been no response (see previous posts). Either it is being ignored, or they are not friendly...could have sent "Thank you; we are looking at it"--even if it was a canned response.
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That's sad to know .
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Old 20. Feb 2011, 03:20 PM   #40 (permalink)
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A new version of PickPic is available now, v3.0.0. The 'capture scrolling window' problem still seems to be there, for me, but like before it's only with certain browsers. Still can't get it to work with SeaMonkey (beta version) and, unlike before, Opera 11.

The good thing is that there are several changes to the program, mainly in the image editor, which are very good. There's also an option to use a floating capture bar on your screen for capturing images. But one thing I have noticed is that now, when you open the image editor, there is a little 'help' button at the top right. Press it and a page opens in your default browser giving a few basic 'how to start and use' instructions - with images.

The 'how to start' page is here. I've not seen this page before, has anyone else?

Maybe movrshakr got through to them afer all? - and they decided to offer an online tutorial. Anyway, PickPic v3.0.0 is definitely an improvement on the previous release so perhaps those who were having problems with it should try this new version and see what kind of results they get regarding the scrolling screen.
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