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Simplify Page is available but isn't printing everything that shows in the Preview screen

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  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu Jonathan Watt

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I have the Simplify Page option set back up on my Print Preview screen and it appears to be working fine on the screen, but when I try to print the page it cuts a bunch off on the right and on the bottom of the page. It doesn't appear to be a marginal issue. I think it's something with the latest version 90.0.1 of Firefox that I recently downloaded.

Please don't do away with the Simplify Page option! I use it ALL THE TIME!

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This is likely related to other print issues that are about resizing the print output on not about Simplify Page. See:


(please do not comment in bug reports
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/page.cgi?id=etiquette.html
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Thanks for this information! I use the Simplify Page option all the time and really wish you would stop taking it away each time you do an upgrade. It sounds like a lot of other people do as well. One big reason why I have stayed with Firefox and not switched to a different browser.

If the new print experience is missing features you can't live without, you can roll it back for at least Firefox 84 and 85 as follows:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk.

(2) In the search box in the page, type or paste tab_mo and pause while the list is filtered

(3) Double-click the print.tab_modal.enabled preference to switch the value from true (new experience) to false (classic)

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For what it's worth, Simplify Page will be added to the new print UI in the next version of Firefox (91). It will have a different name though, being under a "Format" heading with two choices: "Original" and "Simplified". Note the heading is under the "More settings" section which needs to be expanded to see these options.

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