Webpage (URL) to PDF

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Introduction: Webpage (URL) to PDF

About: I think it's fun to shoot guns & build things. Also, I love to play football, baseball, and basketball. I play the piano and I like to build electronics.

     Have you ever been surfing the internet and found a great article that you just didn't have time to read? (pic 2)

Or, maybe you were reading about how to build a bench-top power supply, and wanted to save the instructions for future reference.
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Well, weather or not these situations sound familiar, this instructable is for you.

It's a straight forward instructable on how to convert any web-page (URL) into a PDF file. (pic 4)


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Step 1: Instructions

The first thing that you need to do is find the page that you would like to be converted and copy the URL. (pic 1)
 
Next, head on over to pdfmyurl.com (pic 2)

In the specified box paste your URL, then press "Enter" on your keyboard. (pic 3)

Then, a window will pop up asking if you would like to "Open With" or "Save File", select "Save File" then click "Ok". (pic 4)

Once the file download your done..... Pretty simple huh..... (pic 5)

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The extra file is an example of what the final product will look like.  - LINK

Step 2: Optional Step

If you really get serious about converting web-pages into PDF files, than check out there bookmarklet...

Go to pdfmyurl.com and were it says "Drag this bookmarklet", do what it says and drag the icon onto your browsers bookmark bar. -
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Now, no matter what web-page your on you can "PDF your URL" by simply clicking on the bookmarklet... (pic 2 & 3)

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Thanks for reading,
The Magical Duct Tape Kid - 3/09/11

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    Here is another tool that converts web pages to PDFs: http://kitpdf.com/. I use it and it's really helpful. It has a few more other conversions too.

    it's great..thX =]