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===To Install===
===To Install===
*Install Eclipse 3.3 or newer (3.4M*).
*Install Eclipse 3.3 or 3.4.
*Get a recent ECF daily build from [http://www.eclipse.org/ecf/dailies.php ECF Daily Downloads].  You should get be the ECF sdk, and be sure it is a build after 1/4/2008...i.e. org.eclipse.ecf.sdk-20080104*.zip.  We will soon be creating an update site with the recent builds.
*Get ECF 2.0 from [http://www.eclipse.org/ecf/downloads.php ECF downloads] page.   
*If you want to use Skype, get a recent (after 1/4/2008) ECF Skype support plugin from the daily build section of [http://ecf1.osuosl.org/ ECF Extras Downloads].  
*If you want to use Skype, get the ECF Skype support plugin from [http://ecf1.osuosl.org/ ECF Extras Downloads].
===To Use===
===To Use===

Latest revision as of 15:27, 23 June 2008

It's now possible to create screen captures, and send them to people on your ECF contacts list.

[edit] To Install

[edit] To Use

  • Connect to some XMPP/Google Talk or Skype account.
  • In your Contacts list, right click on a person that is also using ECF for their client and select Send Screen Capture. For example, to initiate a screen capture to mcginley:


You will then see the following message box:


Then, after clicking on "Send to ..." button, and waiting 5 seconds (you may set up the screen in any way that you like during those 5 seconds) the cursor will change to a '+' and you can select any region of the screen. Once selected, a dialog will show you the region you selected before sending to the receiver:


And then sent to the receiver, who will see something like the following appear: