I sometimes need to email a list of directions that I need to be available offline. So, emailing a link to Google Maps directions doesn't work. I want to email all of the directions.

I've tried just copying the page and emailing with Gmail but the markup is fouled up and unreadable (in IE10 and Chrome).

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    How about copying the "Print" view? Hit the "print" button to get a simplified view and copy that (rather than actually printing).
    – ale
    Commented Jul 23, 2013 at 15:33
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    Or printing them to PDF and emailing the PDF file.
    – Alex
    Commented Jul 23, 2013 at 15:48

1 Answer 1


First press the Print button, and then either:

  1. Print the contents of the window to a PDF file (using a tool such as doPDF), or

  2. Save the contents of the window using your browser's equivalent of

    "Save Page As" ==> "Web Archive" / "Web Page, complete".

    If the archive consists of multiple files then optionally zip them together into a single file for convenience.

  3. Mail the PDF or the web archive file(s)

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