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Web Recording Utility?

by vientotambo / November 9, 2007 2:33 AM PST


I am looking for a utility that will record (save) webpages as I visit them. I am frequently online and as I am browsing the internet I often set several pages as favorites so that I can return later to further study the website. I also travel a lot, so I spend a lot of time on the computer off line. I think it would be wonderful if there was a utility that would save all of the web sites that I have denoted as favorites so that I could read through them while off line. Get it? I'm using a PC that runs Win XP. Thank you.


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by caktus / November 9, 2007 3:09 AM PST
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You didn't metion what browser you are using.

With IE, and perhaps other browsers as well, when saving to Favorites you are given an option to save the Favorite for viewing offline.

Also you can "Save Page As" from the Context (right click) menu as well as the File menu. In the Save As drop down menu you can "Save Page, HTML only" or "Save Page, Complete."

Hope this is helpful.


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by vientotambo / November 9, 2007 4:27 AM PST

You're right, my bad. I'm using firefox 2.0. The save favorites option doesn't do exactly what I'm looking for, I want to save the entire web site. I did find a wonderful plug in for firefox called scrapbook, very handy. Thanks for your help though.


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RE: I want to save the entire web site.
by caktus / November 9, 2007 8:06 AM PST
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Another option...
by John.Wilkinson / November 9, 2007 9:46 AM PST
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Instead of going File->Save As, which can be flaky, yo8u can install the free program PrimoPDF, which lets you print any website or file to a PDF document. You can then view the file at any time without worrying about missing components. The downside is that multimedia content (audio and videos) aren't present and the linked content isn't available. But, it is a nice alternative when you're on the go.

Hope this helps,

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