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How do I get retain appearance of web page when I print, rather than just get text in my selected font?

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Instead of printing a web page as it appears, printing in Firefox recently started printing the text only, in the default font and colors I have specified. How do I get it to print the page as it appears?

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

Seems to have started when I installed Windows 8, one of many problems that not-ready for prime-time OS seems to have caused me.

Installed Plug-ins

  • GEPlugin
  • Google Update
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.7.2 for Mozilla browsers
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Shockwave Flash 11.4 r402
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.0
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • 4.1.10329.0


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64; rv:16.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/16.0

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