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Request #50100 Proposal to add arguments to imagegrabscreen()
Submitted: 2009-11-06 12:40 UTC Modified: 2017-01-22 23:50 UTC
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From: ganswijk at xs4all dot nl Assigned:
Status: Suspended Package: GD related
PHP Version: 5.2.11 OS: Windows
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2009-11-06 12:40 UTC] ganswijk at xs4all dot nl
Could you add optional arguments to imagegrabscreen()?

I propose:
imagegrabscreen(int posx, posy, sizex, sizey);

This would enable grabbing only part of the screen.

The purpose is to make the function faster. I have a 1920x1200 screen and it takes 1 to 2 seconds and I only need to grab a small part of the screen.


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 [2010-12-28 12:44 UTC]
-Package: Feature/Change Request +Package: GD related
 [2017-01-22 23:50 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Suspended
 [2017-01-22 23:50 UTC]
In my opinion, this feature request requires the RFC process[1],
thus suspending this ticket.

Personally, I'm opposed to extend the capabilities of
imagegrabscreen(), and imagegrabwindow(), for that matter, because
neither is portable.

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