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Firefox 86: change print margin unit from inch to millimeters

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  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu Jonathan Watt

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Firefox 86 has introduced a new print preview panel which I like. What I don't like though is that the unit for print margins has changed from millimeter to inch (see screenshot, in German). In previous versions, it was possible to set the unit in the prefs by changing "print.printer_PostScript/default.print_paper_size_unit". Value 0 meant imperial units, value 1 meant metric units. This entry does no longer exist.

There is still the entry "print.printer_printername.print_paper_size_unit" for every printer that's installed. Those values are all set to 1 in my case but this doesn't seem to have any effect.

So how can I set the margins of printed pages in millimeters instead of inches?

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

Agreed, we should fix that. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1682162 covers making that happen.

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