[thelist] save pdf page as .........

Matthew Fischer mfischer at e-fishsolutions.com
Sat Feb 3 14:18:37 CST 2001

Or, if you are on a Mac you can use the shareware tool ScreenCatcher from St. Clair Software <http://www.stclairsoft.com/ScreenCatcher/> and do a "Catch All", which will automatically do what Aardvark describes below, then allow you to save the output as a .tif, .jpg, .gif, .bmp or a few other formats. When capturing a web page, you can choose if you want the chrome or just the inner window.

I think it's about $35, but we use it all the time for doing screen captures for print and the web and have found it to be well worth it...

On 2/3/01 at 1:27 PM, roselli at earthlink.net (aardvark) wrote:

> <tip type="Photoshop">
> Need screen captures of a web page (or anything, really) that's too 
> big to fit in your screen, or within the window?  Do a screen 
> capture, scroll, do another, scroll, do another, etc., until you've 
> captured it all.  In Photoshop, just keep pasting each capture into a 
> new document.  Resize the document to larger than you think the 
> composited image will be and start moving the images on each 
> layer to line them up.  The trick here is to use the 'Difference' layer 
> blending mode to tell when you've lined up overlapping edges.  If 
> where two pieces overlap you see black, it's a match.  If it look like 
> some bizarre negative offset version of what you have, you don't 
> have a perfect match, so keep nudging the layer until you get it.  
> Once you're all set, merge, crop, and save.
> </tip>

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