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Printing problems

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When I try to print something everything is now downloading to my computer first how can I stop this?

When I try to print something everything is now downloading to my computer first how can I stop this?

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So is this from a site? Print and download are very different commands.

Behelpsum?

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No since firefox did its last update whenever I go to print anything it automatically pops up to save it to the computer, I tried in chrome and this does not happen

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Try this go to url and type this:

about:config

then follow my screenshot and that should restore it back.

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ok I did that and it already says false

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mbaer1127 said

ok I did that and it already says false

What addons do you have installed? Need a site that your doing printing from that isn't requiring login to see what printing options are showing. Can you post a screenshot of what your saying the change is false? Which version of FF are you using your posting says you have two of them installed or was that a typo?

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In case the problem is just with Google Docs/Sheets:

Google doesn't trust Firefox to generate correct printouts so it pushes a PDF to Firefox. It doesn't do that to Chrome.

If the problem happens on other sites:

It's easy to accidentally set your print Destination to "Save to PDF" by pressing the Page Up key while the blue focus ring is on the Destination drop-down. So that's worth checking.

If your actual printer is listed there, is it possible that "Print to file" somehow got set for your printer at the system level??

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Not very many addons that I know about, I have a rollo printer for my ebay labels, and I have Roboform, I had my son check and nothing says print to file, I'm not very good with a computer lol I guess I have the latest version of ff I don't see where I put in my original post that I have 2 as far as I know it's only 1, this happens both to the rollo printer and my regular printer and just started doing it last week when an update to ff happened

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ok, so did you try all these same functions with FF in private mode and see what happens? And when you print is the printer selected already or do you have to set it? Need a screenshot of that printer setting when you print to see what you got listed for printer.

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