How to Extract Multiple PDF Files From a Web Page

Many informational websites will often have forms and other PDF documents on their site for visitors to download. In some cases, there may be several PDF download links on the page. As with all documents, organizing your files into clearly named folders, and naming your files logically, can help when it comes to extracting multiple PDF files from a web page. How you extract the PDFs will depend on whether you are using a Mac or a PC.

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You can download multiple PDFs from a website in just a few steps

Downloading PDFs on a PC

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Create a new folder on your desktop titled "Downloads."

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Log on to the internet and browse the web. Go to the site where you wish to download multiple PDF files.

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Right-mouse click over the link of the first file you wish to download. When the new gray menu appears on the screen, choose "Save Link As."

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Type a name for the file in the box next to the words "File Name" when the next gray box appears.

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Toggle the box above the file name box, and choose "Desktop" then choose your "Downloads" folder.

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Click the "Save" button. Verify that the file has been saved in your new Downloads folder.

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Repeat Steps three to six until you have downloaded and saved all of the PDFs you wish from the site.

Downloading PDFs on a Mac

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Create a new folder on your desktop titled "Downloads."

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Log on to the internet and go to the site where you wish to download multiple PDF files.

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Click on the link of the first file you wish to download using your mouse or track pad.

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Click the radial button next to "Open Using Adobe" when the menu appears. Click "OK".

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Click on the small disk icon in the Adobe tool bar on the top left to save when the PDF file opens in a new window, or go to "File" on the toolbar, and choose "Save a Copy", the third choice down in the menu.

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Type in a name for the file in the box next to the words "Save As" when the gray box appears.

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Toggle the box below the "Save As" box until you see the Downloads folder you created. Click Save. Verify that the file has been saved in your new Downloads folder.

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Repeat Steps three to seven until you have downloaded and saved all of the PDFs you wish from the site.