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Firefox not downloading web pages as pdf files correctly- missing pages

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Having trouble downloading web pages as pdf files. Using current Firefox on OSX High Sierra, same on developer version as standard. I get the first page but subsequent pages are blank.

If I do this on Google Chrome it saves them correctly. Probably something silly at my end but cant see it. Disabling all extensions makes no difference.

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This might be a regression, I'm looking into it. An option right now would be changing firefox's pdf viewer to an external pdf viewer for now until we can get this fixed, per some advice in this thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/996487

"While in Firefox, left click on Open Menu (three horizontal lines, upper right corner)/Options/Portable Document Format (PDF)/Action - change to: Use Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox)"

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Is this about printing a web page to a PDF file ?

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I notice that it fails when doing any printing out. I would normally go to Print, then save as .pdf and I can subsequently open the file ...usually with OSX preview.

Yes I can and do go to print via the Acrobat utility, but the result isn't quite as readable and it opens acrobat even though I select do not invoke.

If I go to another browser..e.g. G.Chrome I can print ->save as .pdf as normal which is what I expect from FF. It used to work fine until rel recently and annoying as I later find that saved web pages are in fact useless.

Just to add FF is saving the 1st page followed by blank pages with header/ footers.

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cor-el said

Is this about printing a web page to a PDF file ?

Yes, Via FF not a third party app like convert to Adobe (poor result and inconvenient method when the browser should indeed claims to do it).