The add-on lets you save one or more selected areas of a web page and cleans it up of unwanted links. The motivation is to save some information you found on the internet to your local computer.
You might look at it as an alternative to save a link. here you save a link including some information you are interested in.The alternatives:a.
You may save a whole page as an alternative but I noticed that in this case you save a lot of unnecessary and also unwanted information. In addition opening such a page offline does not always give the result you want.b.
You may save a link to the page but with the fast changing internet I found that is only feasible for site that don't change much like wiki and the like.
You might also want to write a comment and know when you have accessed the page.The features in detail:
- save selection(s) of an internet page
- support multiple selections
- optionally download pictures
- preserve or not links contained in the selection
- clean up the selections of unwanted tags like script, form, object, embed, applet
- preview you selection
- preserve a link to the original page
- add date and time of accessing the page
- save the page in user defined folders
- it has been checked in the Softpedia Labs and found to be clean and they have allow me to quote them in this respect (see here http://www.softpedia.com/progDownload/SaveSel-Download-221510.html