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Save As works differently in different browsers. Printing to pdf might be a better solution.
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 file menu.
In this excerpt from Answercast #52, I look at a computer that is having problems saving some web pages to disk.
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 saving in.
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 future.
If you actually have something like a CutePDF printer driver installed, you can:
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.
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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