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Auto-download screenshots with timestamp in filename?

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pxstein
 
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Post Posted April 8th, 2020, 11:07 pm

When I take a screenshot of the current webpage with the built-in Firefox screenshot tool then users are always prompted if they want to copy or download the just (internally) created screenshot.

How can I tell Firefox to ALWAYS AUTOMATICALLY "download" the screenshot?

How can I customize the resulting screenshot filename? I want to e.g. add a timestamp with the pattern

YYYY.MM.DD-hhmmss........png

to the filename.

Peter

therube

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Post Posted April 9th, 2020, 7:38 am

Not Mozilla (browser) based, but might ? do what you need (including timestamp), SiteShoter - Take a screenshot of a Web site.
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball CopyURL+ FetchTextURL FlashGot NoScript

jscher2000

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Post Posted April 9th, 2020, 7:51 am

This extension lets you configure date-time into the file name, among other useful features:

https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addo ... creenshot/

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