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can't print to a pdf

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If I'm in Firefox and want to print an editable (to highlight) pdf page, I go to "Print" then choose either "Microsoft Print to PDF" or "Wondershare PDF element". What is displayed is never right. It may show the 1st page . . but not the rest; or nothing at all. I was going to try "Nitro Pro 12" but it appears that there is no way to install its "plug-in" now with Firefox.

    The end I want to get to is to have the ability, from within Firefox, to convert or "print" a pdf, that is editable, and will allow highlighting, from the webpage HTML.  It would be nice if it could be done, all at once right from the browser, without having to go through multiple steps - like taking a "screenshot" then uploading that image to some other site - which has also had unsatisfactory results (each "step" having the potential for some other unforeseen screw up or incompatibility).  I've spent a lot of time searching and can't find anything.
    Any help would be appreciated.

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I went thru all the suggestions of WestEnd to "fix-printing-problems-firefox". Did not help at all. But I may have mis-described the problem. The problem starts as soon as I click "Print" . . before I even select a printer; the html webpage simply doesn't display correctly; not formatted like the html page; the whole middle of a long html "page" is missing. Once a printer (like "Microsoft print to PDF") is selected, the file that is produced looks like what was displayed . . but not like the html page. In trying other browsers I found a winner . . Microsoft Edge . . but not Chrome. Chrome had a different preview/display look than Firefox . . but still didn't "print" a file that looked like the webpage. Microsoft Edge did . . and had OCR and was highlight-able like I wanted. I love the privacy approach of Firefox . . but I may just have to go to Edge to print a webpage.

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I went thru all the suggestions of WestEnd to "fix-printing-problems-firefox". Did not help at all. But I may have mis-described the problem. The problem starts as soon as I click "Print" . . before I even select a printer; the html webpage simply doesn't display correctly; not formatted like the html page; the whole middle of a long html "page" is missing. Once a printer (like "Microsoft print to PDF") is selected, the file that is produced looks like what was displayed . . but not like the html page. In trying other browsers I found a winner . . Microsoft Edge . . but not Chrome. Chrome had a different preview/display look than Firefox . . but still didn't "print" a file that looked like the webpage. Microsoft Edge did . . and had OCR and was highlight-able like I wanted. I love the privacy approach of Firefox . . but I may just have to go to Edge to print a webpage.