With one command entered in the address bar of SAFARI you can seamlessly convert a website into a PDF document. No third-party app is needed. Added to the Bookmarks Bar of your browser the creation of a PDF is permanently available. With the commands ‘Print’ and ‘Open In’ the websites content can be easily transferred to other apps like Documents by Readdle, Apple’s iWork Suite, or sent by E-Mail.
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There are many scriptlets available which can be used e.g. to open an application on an iOS device. Mariam’s example can also be used with all browsers available for iOS devices.
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The How-To guide …
Step 1 Open any website in Safari
Step 2 Tap on the Action button to Bookmark
Step 3 Select Bookmarks Bar
Step 4 Enter bookmark parameters
(Use the clipboard to transfer the command.)
Step 5 Tap on Save.
The new bookmark is located at the end of your Bookmarks Bar list.
Tap on Edit in the Bookmarks Bar list and move SaveAsPDF to the first position. This ensures that it’s always in your field of vision.
Using SaveAsPDF …
If you now want to convert a website into PDF file format just tap on SaveToPDF in the Bookmarks Bar. The PDF is generated by a function implemented in iOS operating system.
If you tap on the PDF the commands ‘Print’ and ‘Open In’ will be available for further processing.
There is a high-rated app available which allows non-linear presentations of slides. It’s Final Argument by Morris Cooke, UK. The presentation slides can be arranged in a mind map-like outline. Single pages or the whole website can be assigned to a slide.
This image shows an application of saving a website as PDF. The Apple website about iOS 7 was captured with ‘SaveAsPDF’ and a single page then was assigned to a slide of a presentation about the new operating system.
- Retrieving text from the PDF
- Read later in a PDF Reader without animations
- Annotations to an article with an annotating capable app
- Adding parts of a website without loosing the formatting as a PDF file attachment
Some pros and cons …
Not recommended …
On a serious note do not …
- Save Google searches as PDF
Later on you have to enter all the useful addresses manually.
- Record all websites you visited
Your device’s memory won’t let that happen.
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