Open Bug 1685476 Opened 3 years ago Updated 2 years ago

Print selection via context menu & via the new modal is not reflected inside the system dialog


(Core :: Printing: Setup, defect)




Tracking Status
firefox84 --- affected
firefox85 --- affected
firefox86 --- affected


(Reporter: emilghitta, Unassigned)


(Blocks 1 open bug)


(Whiteboard: [print2020] [old-ui+])


(2 files)

Attached image SelectionNew Modal.gif

Affected versions

  • Firefox 86.0a1 (BuildId:20210106155127)
  • Firefox 85.0b5 (BuildId:20210105185604)
  • Firefox 84.0.2 (BuildId:20210105180113)

Affected platforms

  • Windows 10 64bit
  • Ubuntu 20.04 64bit

Unaffected platforms

  • macOS 10.14

Steps to reproduce

  1. Launch Firefox.
  2. Open a random webpage
  3. Select a random portion of text and hit Ctrl + P ( or open the context menu and select the “Print Selection” option)
  4. Check the “Print Selection only checkbox”
  5. Click the “Print using the system dialog” option.

Expected result

  • The “Selection” radio button from the Page Range section is selected.

Actual result

  • The “All” radio button from the Page Range section is selected.

Regression Range

  • This doesn’t seem to be a regression.


  • For further information regarding this issue please observe the attached screencasts.
  • This issue is reproducible way back to Fx 83 for the old UI ( Using the Print Selection option from the context menu).
Has STR: --- → yes
Whiteboard: [print2020_v86] [old-ui+] → [print2020_v87] [old-ui+]
Whiteboard: [print2020_v87] [old-ui+] → [print2020] [old-ui+]

Another STR:

  1. Load
  2. select first paragraph
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    "La France" redirects here. For other uses, see Lafrance.
    "French Republic" redirects here. For previous republics, see French Republics.
  3. Right-click / Print selection

Actual result: Print preview is blank.

Expected result: Print preview contains the previously selected paragraph.

Found in: Beta v103.0b9 on Mac OS 11, Windows 7 and 10.

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