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Date:      Sun, 5 Aug 2012 12:34:15 -0700
From:      Kurt Buff <>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: Webpage screenshot
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On Sun, Aug 5, 2012 at 11:41 AM, Polytropon <> wrote:
> I'm searching for a simple way to create a screenshot from
> a web page, i. e. convert the rendered page into a PNG (or
> something similar) graphic format. This is intended to be
> used for usability and design visualization where different
> components of the web page can be "colored" using Gimp to
> show their structure by "inking" the different elements.
> The idea of taking a screenshot from the web browser may
> look sufficient at first, but it is problematic when the
> web page doesn't fit horizontally or vertically. This
> sometimes doesn't even work when using the browser in
> "total fullscreen" (which is 1400x1050 or 2800x1050 here).
> Using the browsers "print to PS" functionaliy also add
> pagination that is not desired, and "continuous form
> printing" export doesn't exist.
> How would you suggest to solve this task? CLI utilities
> are welcome - the less interaction, the better. It doesn't
> matter if the result is a 800x10000 px image with 300 px
> white margin left and right. :-)

If you're using Firefox, the Fireshot addin does exactly this kind of thing.


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