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Firefox prints some fonts incorrectly, though on-screen display is OK

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Sometimes text displayed correctly on the screen prints as gibberish: characters are substituted, the font is changed, and spacing is disrupted. In this case the affected text is in a box, but this is not always so.

Also, some web pages (including this instance) print a blank page below the title before printing the body text.

I have captured the output with PDFCreator. The printed PDF shows the problem. The same web page displayed and printed with Google Chrome appears as expected (another PDF created with PDFCreator). The same results were obtained printing with PDFill. Printing to a physical printer can cause the printer to go haywire printing almost blank pages or simply stopping; apparently the gibberish can be interpreted as printer command codes.

There does not seem to be a way to attach the PDF files with this report. A search of bugzilla help did not find a way. They can be provided if there is a mechanism.

NoScript is not blocking anything on this web page.