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Improvements to save dialog / default place to store taken pictures


Description Raphael Groner 2011-01-16 18:36:27 CET
For "open with" and "upload", screenshot pictures are always saved to /tmp and opened with the external application from there. This should be configurable, just like for pure "save" option.

Recently ongoing discussion happened here:

As far as I understand the issue till now and to not overcomplicate it then,
the best way would be to modify the Save/Open/Upload dialog to have the
possibilites to see the current path setting, change it if needed by a button
click that shows the "Save as" dialog and updates the path. 
The options Open and Upload should be decoupled from the always needed save
logic, so a separate only-save possibility wouldn't be needed any more. It's
always possible to copy/move the picture with the file browser or choose "Save
as" in an external application.
Although, I think /var/cache/xfce4-screenshooter is the better choice as a
default location for screenshots, it will also make it easier to cleanup,
instead of having it with other possible garbage in /tmp.

Could you please then reopen the upstream bug, also due to the non-existent -p
switch? Maybe clone the bug report, it is not possible / allowed to me.

There is no cli switch -p available to permanently set the default directory as stated in another bug report.

Comment 1 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-24 23:55:45 CEST
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Bug #7105

Reported by:
Raphael Groner
Reported on: 2011-01-16
Last modified on: 2020-05-24


Jérôme Guelfucci
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