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There are Google Chrome plugins that convert entire web pages into PDF, but are there any plugins or other software that convert only the selected area in a web page to PDF?

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I guess if you install any PDF printer and print selection. Or you can take a screenshot, save as an image and then convert the image to PDF. –  Bob May 11 '12 at 7:57
    
in google chrom I used default printer, but could not find print selection, any printers suggestion? –  torayeff May 11 '12 at 8:04
    
I don't use Chrome personally, but according to Google (search) there's a few things you can try. –  Bob May 11 '12 at 8:07
    
yes, thx, I have just found it and wanted to post –  torayeff May 11 '12 at 8:08

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You did not specify an operating system. While this answer should work across Windows/OSX/Linux, specific program recommendations will be for Windows because that's what I primarily use.


The most basic and program independent method is to install a PDF printer. I won't really recommend any specific one, but I have used Primo PDF on Windows in the past.

To convert a selected area, well, there's two ways, both generally program independent. You can select the text and print the selection to the PDF printer, or you can take a screenshot, crop it and print the result to PDF.

Chrome has been known to cause users to struggle with printing only a selection. There's a few ways to do so, for example CtrlShiftP if you're on Windows. There's also a few plugins that allow printing only the selection.

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