techniques could result in violations of Copyright Laws and/or Plagarism !
|Bookmarking or Creating Favorites
|Copy & Paste|
|Adobe Acrobat PDFs|
|Saving Entire Pages|
the best way to save information from a website is to instead save a
link to that page in the form of a Bookmark (Netscape, Mozilla
browsers), Favorite (Internet Explorer) or Favorite Place (AOL).
|Pros & Cons of Bookmarks
(Netscape or Mozilla): Choose Bookmark from top menu...
Favorites (Internet Explorer: Choose Favorites from top menu...
|Placing Links on Your Desktop
can place links to a bookmark or favorite on your desktop.
|Copy & Paste|
standard Windows or Macintosh Copy Command can be used to select
portions of a web page. These can then be pasted into an editor or word
processing document for formatting, saving and/or printing.
when pasting material from a web page into a word processing document
so reformatting is necessary due to:
|Text that will not copy/paste
times what appears as text in a web page is actually a graphic image
with a representation of the text. Examples include buttons with "text"
on them, headings and titles, etc. These can not be copy/pasted and
treated as ordinary text in a word processor but maybe able to be saved
as images (see below) then
pasted into your
|Adobe Acrobat Documents (PDFs)
Copy & Paste
how your browser displays Adobe Acrobat Documents (PDFs) you may need
to try a variety of methods
view just an image: Right click on the image with your mouse then
choose "View Image" from the menu that pops up (on Mac hold down the
Alt key and click with your mouse.)
||To display an image's properties (name, file type size, etc.): Right click on the image with your mouse then choose "Properties" from the menu that pops up (on Mac hold down the Alt key and click with your mouse.)|
click on the image with your mouse then choose "Copy"
from the menu. Often you can then usually paste image into your
document. Some images and/or documents may first require additional
processing with an image editing software for conversion to an
alternative file type (s jpg, bmp, gif, wmf, etc.), resizing, removal
or addition of frame, etc.
an Image to your computer
click on the image with your mouse then choose "Save Image As"
from the menu. A dialog box will appear asking where you would like to
save the image.
|Printer Friendly Pages
||Look for links to "Printer Friendly" or Adobe Acrobat® versions of the web page(s). These are often formatted to print without page breaks, advertisements, navigational menus, extraneous graphics and/or links, etc.|
choose Print Preview from the top menu (under File).
Use Print Preview to see how pages will print then:
Only Needed Pages
the Printing dialog box appears use the Page Range section to choose
only the pages you want to print. Use Print Preview function to know
which pages you need (see above.)
|Pages that will Not Print Using
reasons beyond the scope of this page, sometimes pages
will not print using File...Print menu
pages often have page names that do not end with .htm or
and may include pages ending .php, .asp, .etc. If the page will not
print you can instead print an image of the computer screen. This
function will print only the portion of page currently viewable, so you
may need to scroll up/down or left/right to adjust view. On PCs: