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How Can I Make a Image Like This?

Peggy

Well-known member
#3
If you use Firefox, there is an excellent add on called Fireshot that does a screen grab of an entire page, you can copy and then paste in Photoshop or your image handling software of choice :)
I didn't know that. Thanks for the info, Kim.
 

Ryan Kent

Well-known member
#4
If you use Firefox, there is an excellent add on called Fireshot that does a screen grab of an entire page, you can copy and then paste in Photoshop or your image handling software of choice :)
Downloaded, installed, works great. Thank you Kim!

I have one follow up question I would like to ask. This tool generates an image for the entire screen. I would like to capture the main body without including the large open spaces on the left and right of the body, as in the image in the original post.

So for this XF thread, the image should begin on the left side where the XenForo logo is at the top, and end on the right-side shortly after the logout button, instead of including the big open areas on each side. Is there a way I can do that with this tool?
 

Kim

Well-known member
#5
best thing to do if you don't want all the horizontal spaces, is to resize your browser window before you do the capture :) That way you get a smaller footprint, I do this for Style screenshots, as not everyone wants to see a 1920xsuper long screenshot :p

Just minimize horizontally until it is showing just want you want, before you take the shot :) you will always get some background, you can't specifiy just this bit.. but you can minimize horizontal empty space using that technique :)
 

SchmitzIT

Well-known member
#7
I've been using SnagIt which offers (among others) pretty much the same functionality. Will give Fireshot a go, as well, though.
 

Ryan Kent

Well-known member
#8
best thing to do if you don't want all the horizontal spaces, is to resize your browser window before you do the capture :) That way you get a smaller footprint, I do this for Style screenshots, as not everyone wants to see a 1920xsuper long screenshot :p

Just minimize horizontally until it is showing just want you want, before you take the shot :) you will always get some background, you can't specifiy just this bit.. but you can minimize horizontal empty space using that technique :)
worked perfectly! You made my day. Thank you so much Kim!