How to use Google Cloud Print in Chrome to save a Web page to Google Drive

Here’s a handy trick that can save you a lot of time while doing research on a content article (Deer, 2015, September 16) or writing a book.

Since July 2012, Google Chrome comes with Google Cloud Print that allows you to save any Web page (Profis, 2012, July 10) to your Google Cloud Drive (Deer, 2013, May 19).

Simply follow the following instructions!

Click Ctrl+P when on the page you wish to save as a pdf. The following dialog box will appear.

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Click on Change button at the Destination label. The menu box should appear as shown below.

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Select Save to Google Drive option as shown below.

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The destination will change to Save to Google Drive. Then press the Save button in blue to save you document to you Google Drive cloud.

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As you can see, the document is saved as a *.pdf to my Google Cloud Drive.

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You can download the article anywhere and edited it using the many editing tools (Deer, 2015, September 20) available online.

Sharing is caring so share this article with someone who may need to save articles in *.pdf format directly from the web.

References:

  1. Profis, S. (2012, July 10). How to save a Web page directly to Google Drive. Retrieved from http://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-save-a-web-page-directly-to-google-drive/
  2. Deer, L. (2013, May 19). Google Drive, the Dropbox clone, now ups the ante to 15GB of Free Storage during Google I/O. Retrieved from http://geezam.com/google-drive-15gb-of-free-storage/
  3. Deer, L. (2015, September 16). How Jamaicans can make money online – Content Blogging and Writing Books. Retrieved from https://lindsworthdeer.wordpress.com/2015/09/16/content-blogging-and-writing-books/
  4. Deer, L. (2015, September 20). Why these Freeware PDF Editors can replace Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat. Retrieved from https://lindsworthdeer.wordpress.com/2015/09/20/why-these-freeware-pdf-editors-can-replace-microsoft-office-and-abobe-acrobat/
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