Prnting Individual Profiles - Part II

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Is there a way to print clean and simple individual profiles?

I reviewed the G2G Feed for help and got the following five methods: 1) Make and print a screenshot using the PrtScr button, 2) Use a screen-capture widget (usually a browser add-on) to capture and print the profile, 3) Save the profile as a .pdf, html, or text document and print that, 4) Use your browser's File->Print function, or 5) Use <right-click> Print from your browser to print the profile.

All these methods have the same limitation: they print more than just the individual's profile.

You see, I just want the individual's name, vitals dates, parents, siblings, children, and biography. I don't want to print the <profile>, <edit>, <images> buttons at the top; the DNA ad, the list of images, the collaboration links or the help tips located down the right side of the profile. Nor do I want to print the "Cousin bait", match and merge suggestions, or "memories" located at the bottom of every profile. Basically, I want the header and what's inside the biography box.
in WikiTree Tech by Bryan Lawson G2G6 Mach 1 (18.0k points)
Wouldn’t it be great if there was a button that would convert a profile to a pdf … just like Wikipedia does?
That's what I'd like to see.

3 Answers

+5 votes
How about old school? Copy paste the info you want into a word doc, and print.
by M Ross G2G6 Pilot (241k points)
It would work, but it is still labor-intensive. I have 239 profiles on my watchlist (not that I would want to print them all). But it would be a monumental task to cut, paste, edit, save and print each one. I could just copy the header, but I wouldn't have the bio. If I copy the bio from the edit screen window, I have to remove or modify the wiki markup. If I copy from the public profile, I still have to edit out the images and help comments from the right column.
+4 votes
Would one of the family tree tools provide the information you want? You can find these on the family tree tab.
by Peggy Watkins G2G6 Pilot (306k points)
+2 votes
The WikiTree Toolkit extension has a printer-friendly bio feature: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:WikiTree_Toolkit
by Jamie Nelson G2G6 Pilot (394k points)

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