Screen shots for Bugzilla

Jason Pyeron jpyeron at
Wed Jul 20 20:35:50 UTC 2005

Wouldn't a signed java applet be best suited for this?

It would be as system indipendant as possible (save the java dep)

then the attachment page could have a button besides Browse, all else the 
same the browser would take the BASE64 data from the applet on post.

On Wed, 20 Jul 2005, Gervase Markham wrote:

> Thomas, Steve wrote:
>> Our users like to use the Windows Print Screen functionality to quickly 
>> paste a screenshot of a bug into email.
>> Now that we’re moving them to Bugzilla I’d like to try to get them 
>> something similar. I can probably hack something together myself, but does 
>> anybody know if anybody else has done this? 
> Apart from Joel Spolsky for FogBugz? ;-)
> Probably the smoothest way would be for you to write a tray icon app which 
> read the clipboard, created an image file, and attached it to a given bug 
> number. So you press Alt-PrtScrn, click on the tray icon, and enter the bug 
> number in the box which pops up.
> Gerv
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