How to Save Files Directly to Online Storage From Websites

Free online storage from Google Docs or DropBox allows you easy browser access to files from anywhere. But have you ever wondered how to save a file from the Internet directly to your online storage account? For example, what if you are on a public computer, and need to save a file you found online? Tech-Recipes explains how to copy the file’s URL (right click / Copy Link Location) and then paste it into Filename / Open (the entire URL including the http:// part.) For details and screen shots, read Tech Recipes or Lifehacker.


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Feldman, Barbara. "How to Save Files Directly to Online Storage From Websites." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 2 Feb. 2011. Web. 27 May. 2015. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/tech/766/how-to-save-files-directly-to-online-storage-from-websites/ >.


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