Useful Tips - Copying Webpages
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Some webpages are very long. You may only need print part of a webpage. If you click on 'File' (top left of the screen), then 'Print...', you can select to print only selected pages, by changing 'Print range'. If you want anything other than the first page, you will need to find out which. Click on 'File', then 'Print Preview'. This will step you through the pages as they will print. Note which pages you want, and go back to 'Print...' to select them.

You can copy part, or all, of a webpage into a word processor document. Open the word processor document. Go to the webpage, and
click and drag to high-light the text you want. Now click on 'Edit' (top left of the screen) and then click on 'Copy'. This copies the text that you high-lighted into a part of the computer called the clip-board. Go back to the word processor, click where you want the text to go, and click on 'Edit'. Now click on 'Paste' and the copied text will appear. Since it is in a word processor document, you can change it around as you please, and print it as you want.

Copy and paste is quite complicated, and several mistakes are common:
  • 'Copy' is pale grey - you forget to high-light
  • 'Paste' is pale grey - you forget to copy
  • You get a previous copied piece again - you forget to copy
  • Nothing appears - you clicked on 'copy' rather than 'paste'
  • Clicking on the 'Edit' in the wrong window. You need the webpage window when you want to 'copy' and the word processing window when you want to 'paste'.
Remember that all webpages belong to the writer, and that normal copyright applies.
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