Edit your screenshots within Firefox
What you need: Mozilla Firefox browser Time required: 10 minutes
year, Firefox added a handy feature that makes it easy to take screenshots of web pages. The latest version of the browser (59) now offers several more options, including new
editing tools that let you crop the screenshot, scribble something across it or highlight sections of text. If you are new to Firefox download it from www.snipca.com/27307.
STEP 1 To update your Firefox browser, click the menu button 1 , Help 2 , then About Firefox. The program will install any updates and you may need to restart the browser afterwards. Now open any web page, click the ‘Page actions’ button 3 , then ‘Take a Screenshot’ 4 . Next, click and drag your cursor to select the area you want.
STEP 2 Alternatively, use the options at the top right: take a screenshot of the entire web page 1 or only what’s visible on your screen 2 . The third option is to move your cursor to any text or image in the page 3 , then click to take a screenshot of it. After taking your screenshot (using any of the above methods), click Save. You’ll see your screenshot in a new browser tab with icons at the top right to delete, edit, share or download it. Click the pen icon to edit your screenshot.
STEP 3 To crop your screenshot, click the Crop icon 1 , then click and drag your cursor to select the area you want. Select the pen 2 or highlighter tool 3 , click the colour pallette 4 to choose the colour you want, then draw on your screenshot. The Cancel button 5 removes all pen and highlighter marks on your screenshot. Click Save 6 when you’re happy with your changes. At the top right, you’ll see options to share your screenshot using email or to download it to your PC.
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