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My New Mac, Lion Edition by Wallace Wang

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Saving a Web Page as a File

You can save an interesting web page in one of the following file formats:

  • Page Source Saves a web page in standard HyperText Markup Language (HTML) format that any browser can open

  • Web Archive Saves a web page in a format that only Safari can open

  • PDF Saves a web page in the Portable Document Format, also known as Adobe Acrobat format, which can be viewed in Preview (on a Mac) or the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Saving to Page Source (HTML) or Web Archive Format

Saving a web page as a Page Source file can be useful if you want to view a page’s HTML tags to see how the web page is constructed, or if you want to share web pages with people who don’t use a Macintosh. The drawback to the Page Source format is that it doesn’t ...

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