My good friend Tim asked me the other day: “How do I take a screenshot of an entire web page… am I supposed to just piece two images together?” Thankfully for Tim he has a geek friend to explain a simple way to accomplish this.
I’ve already converted Tim to use Firefox, which is a requirement for this particular method. There are other methods of taking a screenshot image for Internet Explorer, which I’ll write about at another time.
The Screengrab! extension will let us take a complete page screenshot from the right-click context menu:
If you choose the Save branch of the menu, you can save the image out to a file instead of the clipboard. The one thing you want to remember is to name the file with an extension of .png, or else you might have problems opening it.
Only took a couple seconds to create this screenshot:
I’ve been using this extension for quite a while with good luck.
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- Published 10/19/07