Fun screen capture challenge...

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  1. psycho bob macrumors 6502a

    psycho bob

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    Ok guys and gals I've been playing around on my Powerbook trying to capture the ripple effect that opening a new widget produces using Grab. Even when I think the timing is correct the resultant image shows no ripple, I'm coming to the conclusion that unlike some of the other OS X effects this one cannot be captured.

    The challenge is to either prove me right or wrong and if you do manage it post your successful Grab here :)

    Good luck!
     
  2. iSaint macrumors 603

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    I have an iBook, so I can't do it. I'll bet someone can though!
     
  3. psycho bob thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    It can be done...

    This is the best one I've managed so far, can you guys do better?

    For some reason using the timed screen option in Grab with the Dashboard in view prevents the menu bar being recorded. A quirk I guess.
     

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  4. stridey macrumors 65816

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    I can't test, since I'm on an iBook, but maybe you'd get better results from the command-shift-3 key combination (rather than the grab app)?
     
  5. puckhead193 macrumors G3

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    here ya go...
     

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  6. Daveway macrumors 68040

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    Kick it :cool:
     

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  7. psycho bob thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Good advice a vast improvement I always forget the short cuts for screen grabs.
     

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  8. Daveway macrumors 68040

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    Wow, yours came out great. The thin ones like phonebook and dictionary seem to make the best ones. I used the command keys because I can hold them down while dropping the widget.
     
  9. runninmac macrumors 65816

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    I love apples eye candy :) Theyre just so far ahead of everyone else.
     
  10. njmac macrumors 68000

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    Here is my first attempt. I'll attempt again and maybe clean up the desktop a little :)
     
  11. psycho bob thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    That came out nice. Excuse my ignorance but what is the iCliplite widget used for? It looks interesting.
     
  12. stridey macrumors 65816

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    It's basically a NeXT shelf/multiple clipboard with extra eye candy. Here's more info.
     
  13. Plymouthbreezer macrumors 601

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    Aww, poor me with my old Mac not seeing this...

    So, this happens when you add a widget?
     
  14. psycho bob thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yep this is the eye candy you get when you add a widget.
     
  15. psycho bob thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks for the info I will take a closer look at it.
     

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