Saving Bb Learn discussion boards offline

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  1. Unless done already, download and install the Google Chrome internet browser.
  2. Open Google Chrome, login to Bb Learn, and enter your Bb Learn course shell.
  3. Click "Discussion Board" in the left navigation panel.
    Or click a "Course Tools" link in the left navigation panel. Then click "Discussion Board."
  4. Click on the name of a forum.
  5. Select 1 or more individual threads to save offline, or all threads:
  6. Click the "Collect" button.
  7. Click the 3-dot menu icon in the upper-right corner of Google Chrome.
  8. Click "Print."
  9. In the "Print" dialog window that opens, click the "Change" button under "Destination."
  10. Choose "Save as PDF."
  11. Click "Save."
  12. Name the new PDF file, and save it to a location on your computer.
  13. Repeat the above steps for select other threads, if necessary.

Additional Notes:

If you want to save group discussion board threads, navigate to each group's discussion board, and repeat steps 4-13 above.

Other methods of printing/converting webpages to PDF could be used in place of Google Chrome, of course.