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Sorry, I am a total newb! One of my professors mentioned that we could email articles from the internet if we convert them to PDF files, but I have no idea how. Any ideas?
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Paparazzi! is your answer. Point it at the URL of the website you want to save and then save as PDF..

The program is free to boot..

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Paparazzi! is your answer. Point it at the URL of the website you want to save and then save as PDF..

The program is free to boot..

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Thanks so much! It is so nice and simple and works perfectly.
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I also found a program that I didn't know I needed..

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What's wrong with the OS native print > save as PDF?
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What's wrong with the OS native print > save as PDF?
Yup, this is what I was going to recommend.

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Or even faster, MacSparky - Blog - Keyboard Shortcut for "Save as PDF..." in OSX

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Have you, or has anyone else reading this thread, got the above method to work?

I got the keyboard shortcut entered, but Cmd-P simply brings up the usual Print dialogue, pressing P the second time as instructed just causes a warning sound.

The Print dialogue has the PDF option (lower left) but I can't remember if this was a standard feature before adding the PDF keyboard shortcut, or not.

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Yes. Been in OSX forever.
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Have you, or has anyone else reading this thread, got the above method to work?
It's working on my machine, and it doesn't matter if it press command+p twice in quick succession or press it again once the print dialogue is open, both time it opens the save as PDF dialogue.
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Wow, I didn't know about this cmd p shortcut. Just tried it, the print dialogue box came up, selected the PDF and saved it. Worked a charm
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Have you, or has anyone else reading this thread, got the above method to work?

I got the keyboard shortcut entered, but Cmd-P simply brings up the usual Print dialogue, pressing P the second time as instructed just causes a warning sound.

The Print dialogue has the PDF option (lower left) but I can't remember if this was a standard feature before adding the PDF keyboard shortcut, or not.
Adding the shortcut gave me the same result as you Hugh.
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This is new to me as well. Well the shortcut part anyways. Now I don't have to use the drop down menu to save web pages as a PDF.

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Adding the shortcut gave me the same result as you Hugh.
I took the shortcut out, and the Print dialogue still has the PDF button at lower left, with the option to Save as PDF being Cmd-P being in its drop-down menu. Fodge may well make a very good point - "Yes. Been in OSX forever".

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Update: - a reboot took out the Cmd-P instruction from that drop-down print menu, but the Save as PDF option remains. In other words, the Cmd-P keyboard shortcut, appears, to me at least, to be superfluous. Cmd-P goes to Print as expected, another P or Cmd-P does nothing. [Perhaps it's because 6string & I live in the S Hemisphere! ]

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