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Version: 2.4.5
by: MissBizz, darkretailer
This is an updated version of Photographer by darkretailer

I have simply updated the API version and will continue to do so, so this addon can be found on Minion. Enjoy!

Changelog:
February 12 - V. 2.4 - Updated API.
December 29/2017 - V2.3c - Updated API - no longer "out of date"!
June 1/2017 - V2.3b - Actually works now for everyone. Updated libs to the latest version (Thanks to Harven)
June 1/2017 - V2.3 - Updated API Version and uploaded to ESOUI by MissBizz.



Original Description:

Last changes:

22.11.2014 - Version 2.2:
- New Feature: New Settings for choosing between different Message-Types.


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Make Beautiful Screenshots

A simple Addon to take Screenshots without the annoying UserInterface with just one button.

The Group-Member-Marker and Quest-Marker will be hidden as well.

You can assign the button in keybindings:
control -> keybindings-> the last one at UserInterface
(The Screenshot attached show you where, buts its made with german client)

The Screenshots will be saved to:
Dokumente\Elder Scrolls Online\liveeu\Screenshots
as example.



Make Beautiful Screenshots with Steam & Co

You can set a key to use external Screenshot-Tools (like Steam or Xfire).
(Set same Key in TESO's Keybindings for
"Your Key for extern Screenshot-Tool (Steam)"
equal to the KeyBinding in your Screenshot-Tool)



Use Timestamp

You can install the plugin 'TamrielTime' to use it as TimeStamp and activate it in Photographer-Settings.



Others

Recommended plugin of another author:
http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info3...creenshot.html
http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info232-TamrielTime.html
2.4.5 - Sorry I broke it, but with this your keybinds should work again!

2.4.3 - Updated API version

2.4.3 - Updated API version

2.4.2 - Updated API version

2.4.1 - Updated API version
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Unread 02/29/20, 08:23 AM  
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Originally Posted by MissBizz
Originally Posted by Lycanthro
will there be a fix for the missing keybinding option? Without this feature i don`t need this addon
YES! So sorry. Will fix today, I have no idea what happened!
Just uploaded the fix. The "fix" is just adding back files that I somehow missed in the last upload!! So sorry everyone. 2.4.5 should include the proper files
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Originally Posted by Lycanthro
will there be a fix for the missing keybinding option? Without this feature i don`t need this addon
YES! So sorry. Will fix today, I have no idea what happened!
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will there be a fix for the missing keybinding option? Without this feature i don`t need this addon
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Unread 02/26/20, 03:01 PM  
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Originally Posted by Lycanthro
Ok, after the update 25, i updated my addons with minion and removed the LibStub, because of this message:

"LibStub was replaced by features in the game and won't be updated anymore!
If you are using an addon which still relies on LibStub, either ask the author to remove it or you just need to live with it."

But now i don`t have the option in control -> keybindings-> the last one at UserInterface to choose the button for screenshots without ui.
After Update 25, Photographer has also lost the keybind option for me as well.
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Unread 02/24/20, 04:29 PM  
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Ok, after the update 25, i updated my addons with minion and removed the LibStub, because of this message:

"LibStub was replaced by features in the game and won't be updated anymore!
If you are using an addon which still relies on LibStub, either ask the author to remove it or you just need to live with it."

But now i don`t have the option in control -> keybindings-> the last one at UserInterface to choose the button for screenshots without ui.
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Unread 01/02/20, 08:34 AM  
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Originally Posted by Temsol
You probably know that , but just in case ... Just let you know - that TESO already HAVE a button to hide the whole user interface ) Totaly clean , 100% everething goes away . I am using that for screenshots + for immersive view ( i am playing from 1st person view very often ) And option to change for JPG file - too . All screenshots goes into same folder , where is the all addons situated ( folder " live" )
The in game button does not hide group chevrons when in a group. One of the main things I use this for is group photos after clearing group content, and it definitely makes it cleaner. While venturing solo the in game hide ui does suffice!
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Unread 01/01/20, 10:00 PM  
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You probably know that , but just in case ... Just let you know - that TESO already HAVE a button to hide the whole user interface ) Totaly clean , 100% everething goes away . I am using that for screenshots + for immersive view ( i am playing from 1st person view very often ) And option to change for JPG file - too . All screenshots goes into same folder , where is the all addons situated ( folder " live" )
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Thumbs up Re: Re: Photographer 2.4.3 - Conflict with Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Crafter

Originally Posted by MissBizz
Originally Posted by Shadowshire
After any one of my characters obtains a Crafting Writ from a Notice Board, often I subsequently discover screenshots that have been taken by Photographer without any input from me at all. I find one screenshot for each Crafting Writ that Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Crafter (the installed folder name is Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Creator) obtained. Thus, for 4 new Equipment crafting writs, there are 4 screenshots.

Worse, afterward the game client stops accepting any input except the <W>,<A>,<S>, and <D> keys. Nothing else works, including <ESC>. So I must access the Windows 7 SP1 Task Bar, then run Process Explorer and kill the eso64.exe process. Then I run Launcher and use the Option to Repair Files before I log-in again to continue playing the game.

....

Welcome to Lua add-on development and maintenance!
Do you have the option to take a screenshot upon receiving or completeing a quest selected? Did this only happen on March 11, or was it happening prior? I use Dolgubons addons every day and I've never had this happen except on a new character where the option to take screenshots upon receiving a quest was still turned on.
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Discovering the probem that I reported was by accident. I had not changed any Photographer configuration options. So now I have stopped it from taking screenshots when my characters obtain Crafting Writs from Notice Boards. Also, I have stopped it from taking screenshots when the characters deliver crafed items to the Quartermaster. So far, I have left the other three options enabled by default. However, I doubt that any of them will trigger a screenshot, unless gaining a Champion point trigggers the Level Up option.

Something that should be mentioned on the Addon Info tab is that Photographer must be configured for each character. It does not have an "account wide" feature.

Further, apparently the game client freeze occurs when Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Crafter has the "timesaver" option enabled to obtain Crafting Writs automatically from the Notice Boards. The screenshots that result are actually worthless too. Dolgbubon's "timesaver" options should be disabled while the player wants Photographer to document the receipt and/or the delivery of Crafting Writs.
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Unread 03/12/19, 07:13 AM  
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Re: Photographer 2.4.3 - Conflict with Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Crafter

Originally Posted by Shadowshire
After any one of my characters obtains a Crafting Writ from a Notice Board, often I subsequently discover screenshots that have been taken by Photographer without any input from me at all. I find one screenshot for each Crafting Writ that Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Crafter (the installed folder name is Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Creator) obtained. Thus, for 4 new Equipment crafting writs, there are 4 screenshots.

Worse, afterward the game client stops accepting any input except the <W>,<A>,<S>, and <D> keys. Nothing else works, including <ESC>. So I must access the Windows 7 SP1 Task Bar, then run Process Explorer and kill the eso64.exe process. Then I run Launcher and use the Option to Repair Files before I log-in again to continue playing the game.

(1) It does not always happen each and every time when one of my four characters obtains new crafting writs. In that regard, I have not discovered whether (i.e., how) I can deliberately cause the event to happen.

(2) So far, I have not tested whether the same thing happens when I obtain the writs manually.

(3) It has happened with Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Crafter 2.5.17.1 and with the prior version. The most recent version has a bug, so I expect that Dolgubon will release an update on Tuesday 12 March or the next day. I have not posted a comment on the Lazy Crafter ESOUI page since Photographer is the add-on that is misbehaving.

(4) Photographer 2.4.3 is the only version which I have ever installed. I have bound a key to use it, but I have not used that keypress, yet.

Welcome to Lua add-on development and maintenance!
Do you have the option to take a screenshot upon receiving or completeing a quest selected? Did this only happen on March 11, or was it happening prior? I use Dolgubons addons every day and I've never had this happen except on a new character where the option to take screenshots upon receiving a quest was still turned on.

I only plan on updating the API number on this addon, I've never changed the code. If this becomes a concern for many people and I can't quickly figure it out I'd be more likely to gut the feature of automated screenshots. I don't know LUA well enough to fully take on code not written by myself.
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Arrow Photographer 2.4.3 - Conflict with Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Crafter

After any one of my characters obtains a Crafting Writ from a Notice Board, often I subsequently discover screenshots that have been taken by Photographer without any input from me at all. I find one screenshot for each Crafting Writ that Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Crafter (the installed folder name is Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Creator) obtained. Thus, for 4 new Equipment crafting writs, there are 4 screenshots.

Worse, afterward the game client stops accepting any input except the <W>,<A>,<S>, and <D> keys. Nothing else works, including <ESC>. So I must access the Windows 7 SP1 Task Bar, then run Process Explorer and kill the eso64.exe process. Then I run Launcher and use the Option to Repair Files before I log-in again to continue playing the game.

(1) It does not always happen each and every time when one of my four characters obtains new crafting writs. In that regard, I have not discovered whether (i.e., how) I can deliberately cause the event to happen.

(2) So far, I have not tested whether the same thing happens when I obtain the writs manually.

(3) It has happened with Dolgubon's Lazy Writ Crafter 2.5.17.1 and with the prior version. The most recent version has a bug, so I expect that Dolgubon will release an update on Tuesday 12 March or the next day. I have not posted a comment on the Lazy Crafter ESOUI page since Photographer is the add-on that is misbehaving.

(4) Photographer 2.4.3 is the only version which I have ever installed. I have bound a key to use it, but I have not used that keypress, yet.

Welcome to Lua add-on development and maintenance!
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Unread 12/15/18, 09:12 PM  
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Originally Posted by CarbonX
Hello,

The screenshots are not saving. I see the message in the chat window saying they were saved (in a specific location) but when I go to that folder the screenshots I took are not there, only old screenshots I took manually or with another program.

I even do a search in my PC for the name of the screenshot mentioned in the chat window but my PC search founds nothing.

Any ideas?

Thank you.
Did you install via minion or manually? How are you taking the screenshot - with the chat command, or did you assign a key binding?
Also photographer should save the screenshots to the same place the game stores normal screenshots. This is most likely Documents > Elder Scrolls Online > live > Screenshots. Does the game save normal screenshots using Print Screen?

Unfortunately it's working for me and I don't believe anything has changed in the game so I've just been updating the API number. :/ Though if we can figure it out I'd like to help you.
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Unread 12/14/18, 03:19 PM  
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Hello,

The screenshots are not saving. I see the message in the chat window saying they were saved (in a specific location) but when I go to that folder the screenshots I took are not there, only old screenshots I took manually or with another program.

I even do a search in my PC for the name of the screenshot mentioned in the chat window but my PC search founds nothing.

Any ideas?

Thank you.
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Unread 09/26/18, 10:18 AM  
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Hello and thanks for this! I can not seem to get it working, but I have a feeling it could be because I use LUI instead of the original GUI?
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Originally Posted by Baertram
Originally Posted by MissBizz
Originally Posted by Alp
Any way to have it disable speech bubbles when taking screenshots?
I'm not really an addon author, but I'm willing to take a shot and see. I'll dig into it and ask a friend to as well!
@Missbizz
You can use the function GetSetting to see if it's enabled and SetSettting(system, variableToChange, value) to change the system settings.

System should be: SETTING_TYPE_CHAT_BUBBLE
variableToChange should be: CHAT_BUBBLE_SETTING_ENABLED
Value: "1" = On, / "0" = Off

So your code could look like this:
Lua Code:
  1. function checkChatBubblesBeforeScreenshot()
  2.     --Are chat bubbles enabled
  3.     local isEnabled = GetSetting(SETTING_TYPE_CHAT_BUBBLE, CHAT_BUBBLE_SETTING_ENABLED) == "1"
  4.     if isEnabled then
  5.         SetSetting(SETTING_TYPE_CHAT_BUBBLE, CHAT_BUBBLE_SETTING_ENABLED, "0") -- Disable chat bubbles
  6.     end
  7.     return isEnabled
  8. end
  9.  
  10. local wasChatBubblesEnabled = checkChatBubblesBeforeScreenshot()
  11. -------
  12. --Take screenshot here!
  13. -------
  14.  
  15. if wasChatBubblesEnabled then
  16. -- ReEnable chat bubbles again after screenshot
  17.     SetSetting(SETTING_TYPE_CHAT_BUBBLE, CHAT_BUBBLE_SETTING_ENABLED, "1")
  18. end

You need to use the addons function to start the screenshot where this text is in the source code above:
-------
--Take screenshot here!
-------



@Alp
Meanwhile you could use this addon to set a keybinding so you can disable the chat bubbles via keybind:
http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info1...kSettings.html
Thank you! Just so you are aware, I'm working on implementing this. I've been quite busy and away a portion of the month. Looking to make it a setting as I've seen people make fun comic style screenshots with chat bubbles.
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Originally Posted by MissBizz
Originally Posted by Alp
Any way to have it disable speech bubbles when taking screenshots?
I'm not really an addon author, but I'm willing to take a shot and see. I'll dig into it and ask a friend to as well!
@Missbizz
You can use the function GetSetting to see if it's enabled and SetSettting(system, variableToChange, value) to change the system settings.

System should be: SETTING_TYPE_CHAT_BUBBLE
variableToChange should be: CHAT_BUBBLE_SETTING_ENABLED
Value: "1" = On, / "0" = Off

So your code could look like this:
Lua Code:
  1. function checkChatBubblesBeforeScreenshot()
  2.     --Are chat bubbles enabled
  3.     local isEnabled = GetSetting(SETTING_TYPE_CHAT_BUBBLE, CHAT_BUBBLE_SETTING_ENABLED) == "1"
  4.     if isEnabled then
  5.         SetSetting(SETTING_TYPE_CHAT_BUBBLE, CHAT_BUBBLE_SETTING_ENABLED, "0") -- Disable chat bubbles
  6.     end
  7.     return isEnabled
  8. end
  9.  
  10. local wasChatBubblesEnabled = checkChatBubblesBeforeScreenshot()
  11. -------
  12. --Take screenshot here!
  13. -------
  14.  
  15. if wasChatBubblesEnabled then
  16. -- ReEnable chat bubbles again after screenshot
  17.     SetSetting(SETTING_TYPE_CHAT_BUBBLE, CHAT_BUBBLE_SETTING_ENABLED, "1")
  18. end

You need to use the addons function to start the screenshot where this text is in the source code above:
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--Take screenshot here!
-------



@Alp
Meanwhile you could use this addon to set a keybinding so you can disable the chat bubbles via keybind:
http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info1...kSettings.html
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