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Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« on: 26 November 2013, 05:42:43 »
We can currently take screenshots without HUD by switching to photo mode and then taking the screenshot. However, in the heat of the battle, you don't want to remove the HUD, but you still might want to take a photo of your all out assault. It would be beneficial, in my opinion, if we could somehow take an ingame screenshot that contains no HUD with a single button. Since the 'e' key is the regular screenshot key, I propose that either shift + 'e' or ctrl + 'e' would take a screenshot without the HUD. ctrl + 'e' is probably preferable, since then we could perhaps allow screenshots while in the chat dialog (or not, if the implementation of the chat dialog doesn't make that easy).

To elaborate, "taking a screenshot without the HUD" should take a screenshot as though we had enabled photo mode, but it should not hide the HUD in the game window (only the screenshot is affected).
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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #1 on: 15 December 2013, 22:02:36 »
a screenshot with hud but without minimap ? What should this be good for ? Just click on the ground to select "nothing" and take your screenshot, or do I miss the point ?
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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #2 on: 15 December 2013, 23:02:57 »
a screenshot with hud but without minimap ? What should this be good for ? Just click on the ground to select "nothing" and take your screenshot, or do I miss the point ?
Hmm? No. No HUD. HUD includes the minimap, the resource display, etc. You already have photomode. This request basically flips photomode on, takes a picture, and flips it off (or perhaps something more efficient).
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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #3 on: 28 January 2014, 19:03:39 »
Yes, This would be very nice!  :thumbup:
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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #4 on: 28 January 2014, 19:08:24 »
photo mode can be toggled on/off with f8  :angel:
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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #5 on: 28 January 2014, 19:12:36 »
photo mode can be toggled on/off with f8  :angel:

That is not the point. When you are busy fighting you don't have time to do other stuff than winning honestly you almost dosn't have time to press the screenshot key much less press f8. and then screenshot.
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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #6 on: 13 February 2014, 00:50:32 »
you don't have time to do other stuff than winning honestly you almost dosn't have time to press the screenshot key

So the point of this would be...?

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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #7 on: 13 February 2014, 06:15:04 »
So the point of this would be...?
A quick way to take screenshots without the unnecessary HUD...?
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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #8 on: 13 February 2014, 12:57:15 »
The quoted text basically states 'ain't nobody got time fo dat' in regards to pressing a single button while still evidently being in support of a single button screenshot option for the very same reason.

That's doesn't sound...off, to you?

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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #9 on: 13 February 2014, 15:26:32 »
Actually, it's 3 buttons vs. 1 button ;)

Current option: F8, screenshot, f8

Desired option: screenshot

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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #10 on: 13 February 2014, 18:05:09 »
The quoted text basically states 'ain't nobody got time fo dat' in regards to pressing a single button while still evidently being in support of a single button screenshot option for the very same reason.

That's doesn't sound...off, to you?

Dear sir, I urge you to read the text again, Because it seems you might have missed the meaning of the message.

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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #11 on: 13 February 2014, 21:37:45 »
Dear sir, I urge you to read your text again if revise it if your intent was to relay anything other than that ("no one has time to click a button in the heat of battle!"), because that's what it conveys at the moment.

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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #12 on: 13 February 2014, 21:44:27 »
I must insist in that you are missing the point dear sir.

We are pointing out that during battle we do not have the time to press serveral buttons instead of just one.

This is a request for a "one-button screenshoot without hud" keypress key.
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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #13 on: 14 February 2014, 09:59:28 »
Would people be happy with shift-screenshot for always-no-hud?

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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #14 on: 14 February 2014, 15:31:33 »
Would people be happy with shift-screenshot for always-no-hud?
Yeah, that's what my original request was. Shift + 'e' or Ctrl + 'e'.
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Re: Ability to easily take screenshots without HUD
« Reply #15 on: 14 February 2014, 16:04:05 »
Yeah, This seems like a sensible keybind.
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