Introduction: Saving a Site Page As a PDF File

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So do you want to print a site page but have no printer available at the moment?

Are you sure if that page will show that information or data long enough for you to print it?

What you need to do is to save it as a PDF file to print later!

Step 1: Open the Site Page

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The first thing you need to do is to open the site page you want to save or print.

Is it already open? Good.

Step 2: Press Ctrl+P to "Print"/Save

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or click "File" on your standard toolbar, then "Print".

It should bring out a window similar to the image above.


Choose your PDF Reader.

My recommendation is NitroPDF, but Adobe Reader should work as well.


Now click "OK".

Step 3: Save the Page As a PDF File

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Self-explanatory.

Step 4: Double-check and Open Your File

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Self-explanatory.

Reference:
Wikipedia used as sample webpage.
NitroPDF used to save the webpage.

Comments

shubhamv1 (author)2015-04-01

Tried using pdfcrowd chrome extension but error message comes as blacklisted URL. How can it be resolved? any alternate?

shubhamv1 (author)2015-04-01

Hello,

I am using win7, tried to do the above method for the webbook given below inside link.

http://books.google.co.in/books?id=6SMphBNXs5sC&pr...

However I could only print (and hence convert in pdf) to particular page (only the current page). Please tell me how can I save as in pdf for all the pages at one go. It would not be wise to do it individually for around 700 pages!

using Chrome + adobe pdf

Thanks.

jakewasten (author)2013-09-08

Open, read, view pdf files via acrobat repair pdf

Utilize http://www.acrobatrepairtoolbox.com

amorarun (author)2012-09-08

I normally use pdfcrowd addon in firefox and nitro as you mentioned but only if pdfcrowd is not working.

chobbs1957 (author)2012-07-17

Excellent! I use PDF 995 to create PDF's of lots of things.

Another option is "Prt Scn". Usually, most keyboards have that option by holding the "Fn" function key and pressing the "PrtScn" Print Screen key. This combination places a screen shot image of whatever is displayed on the Windows clipboard.

Then I open up the Paint operation from my Accessories group and "Paste" the image to the Paint image.

From there you can save (use the JPEG format, less memory) the image, crop, edit, whatever.

ssbutterfly (author)chobbs19572012-07-17

When you want it to look official or the page is colored, it's best not to use Print Screen since it takes a picture of the screen, including all the colors the window has.

But yes, I use Print Screen too. It's a fast and easy way to save information if the part to save is really short.

Thank you for this alternate solution!

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