How to save a web page as a PDF
…and keep all formatting intact
Have you ever had the problem where save a web page to your desktop but when opened it looks nothing like the online version? When you save a PDF out of chrome, it formats it to a printer friendly version. I find this infuriating, as the formatting I originally saw it in is can be important.
I have used a full-page image capture plugin before, but the limitations of this file format are many: the file size, the text is rasterized, and it loses quality when zooming in.
After long last, I’ve come across a Chrome extension that does exactly what I want. Check out PDF Mage (http://www.pdfmage.org/)
If you click on the icon in your browser window you can change the options to create multiple printer-friendly pages or one giant sheet. I prefer the giant sheet so it can be scrolled through like the original full-screen website it was designed to be.