I’m in the habit of saving useful computer tips and advisories in my
Documents folder for future reference. However, I’ve not been able to save the
web page that carries your comment/answer and response to subscribers’
individual question. A message under the title error saving web page that says,
“This web page could not be saved” pops up when I click on the “Save As” in the
In this excerpt from
Answercast #52, I look at a computer that is having problems saving some
web pages to disk.
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Unfortunately, I don’t really know what to tell you. I’m not sure what
browser you’re using. It absolutely should work.
What I actually recommend that people do instead is that they print to PDF.
PDFs are much more easily and portably viewed than whatever format you might be
Problems with Save As
Unfortunately, Save As works differently on different browsers. You’re not
guaranteed being able to read what it is you’ve saved at some point in the
Printing is more reliable
Print to PDF;
And then save that PDF;
And be able to read that PDF on just about any device (computer or
otherwise) at any point in the future.
Error on page
So I don’t have an answer to your specific problem. It should just work.
My assistant actually tested it out and it certainly worked for her, but
instead what I’m going to recommend you do is kinda change how you go about
this. Rather than using Save As, use print and print to PDF.
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