Ephemeral Art Galleries at iNat

Since I just pointed to an um, art installation in the Identify modal in some public comments elsewhere, such that it is suddenlty even more ephemeral, I should make a quick help request: Is there a way to “print” a viewable display page from a typical Identify page? So that what you see in say a pdf, or in a video scroll recording, looks like what you’d normally see on the web page while identifying.

Things I recently tried so far have been unsatisfactory:
-Screencapture tried using various Chrome extensions (many ick issues, and I scroll badly)
-Use my PC’s print dialog > pdf to get the thumbnails view you’d expect- except the squares are all blank
-Use “snipping tool” to take screenshots of display lines- but I’m limited to capturing 2 lines at a time in my display setup, and my pages are 33 lines long each. Then they have to be stacked together to look right in some doc… :p

Here’s one example that I could add to a .signature file or something heh

Thanks for any advice!

I’ll followup later about the actual art part of things. Like I told @karthik_83 I’m in the middle of putting something together for National Moth Week. ;)

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I’m not sure if I totally understand the question (e.g. what do you mean by “display lines”?), but does a “full page” screenshot browser extension like this one match what you’re trying to do? https://chromewebstore.google.com/detail/gofullpage-full-page-scre/fdpohaocaechififmbbbbbknoalclacl?hl=en


if you use the Edge browser, you can press Ctrl + Shift + S, and then select the “Capture Full Page” option to capture a screenshot of an entire webpage, not just the portion viewable in the window.

Chrome makes it a little harder, i think. open Developer Tools (Ctrl + Shift + I), and then Run Command (Ctrl + Shift + P). Then type “screenshot”, and choose the “Capture Full Size Screenshot” option.


Not sure this is helpful, but my smartphone (iPhone) does screen shots with a simple command and I have an image I can then crop and edit.


Thanks so much, Cassie! I think that will do the trick! Its pdf can be set to full image, and its png output looks all nice and clean too! (I marked your post as Soltion, but it looks like the system inhibits later discussion with that setting, so I unmarked.)

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Yes, despite “Try switching to Chrome” being the default advice of every tech support rep (after clearing your cache doesn’t work), it does have its disadvantages.

I use ShareX for this purpose.

ShareX lets you capture, edit and share any part of your screen with a single key. It supports over 80 destinations, GIF recording, annotation tools, image editor and more.