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This article was published on October 1, 2015

Firefox 41 lets developers screenshot individual page elements

Firefox 41 lets developers screenshot individual page elements
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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

Firefox 41, the latest version of Mozilla’s browser released on September 22, includes an interesting new feature for developers: screenshots of individual elements.

If you’re browsing the inspector panel for a page, you can now right click any element and take a screenshot of it. It’s a handy addition that other browsers haven’t added yet, particularly for passing on feedback about a page.

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The update had a number of other major developer improvements — like copying text to your clipboard without Adobe Flash — but the screenshot feature had flown under the radar.

Firefox 41 [Mozilla Hacks]

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