Some Portions of page will not print across page breaks.




Printing: Output
16 years ago
4 years ago


(Reporter: Ian Graham, Unassigned)



Windows 2000

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)



(1 attachment)



16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030210
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3b) Gecko/20030210

If you view and then print the referenced URL
( you will find that the
main body of hte page (the weblog column - I believe this is the middle table
cell in a 5-column table) is incompletely printed -- the text is truncated at
the end of the first printed page (the content may be inside it's own special
table cell -- the nesting gets quite atrocious).. 

Conversely, printing produces multiple output pages, and properly prints the
entire content of right column of the page, adn the page footer.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go to url
2.  Select to print (or print preview)
3. Note that the main body text doesn't carry over to second page. 

Actual Results:  
The main text is truncated to the first printed page.

Expected Results:  
Print everything.

This may be in one of hte other printing bugs, but I couldn't find it ...
Really, these printing problems are getting a bit annoying -- I find that I am
now keeping an IE window open, and am cutting and pasting URLs to it so I can
get the pages printed properly ......


15 years ago
Priority: -- → P2


15 years ago
Target Milestone: --- → Future

Comment 1

14 years ago
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040707 Firefox/0.9.2

I have a similar issue with this page:  (names changed to protect the

At the bottom, the lines:
Qty  	 	Product  	Price  	Amount
1 		Listing of product ordered 	149.00 	149.00

do not show on the print preview, nor do they print.  If I add more product
lines, they will all display.
Assignee: rods → nobody
QA Contact: sujay → printing

Comment 2

6 years ago
Ian, do you still see this?

I can't reproduce with
Flags: needinfo?(ian.graham)

Comment 3

6 years ago
I do still see cases where Web pages don't print after the first printed page, but can't call up an example offhand: let me monitor this, and I will add a test case if I see it happen.
Flags: needinfo?(ian.graham)


6 years ago
Keywords: testcase-wanted
Priority: P2 → --
Whiteboard: [closeme 2012-12-01]
Target Milestone: Future → ---

Comment 4

6 years ago
Created attachment 676003 [details]
ZIP file of web page demonstrating the bug

I happened upon this demo page at -- saved the page locally, verified this alos truncated printing, and attached as a ZIP file. Note this truncates printing under Firefox 16.0.2 on Windows XP and OS 10.6.8.


6 years ago
Whiteboard: [closeme 2012-12-01]

Comment 5

6 years ago
Comment on attachment 676003 [details]
ZIP file of web page demonstrating the bug


Comment 6

6 years ago
Is the attached testcase sufficient? If so then the keyword can be deleted -


4 years ago
Keywords: testcase-wanted → testcase

Comment 7

4 years ago
The testcase I attached in 2012 still demonstrates this bug - it prints (and print-preview's) incorrectly in FF (32.0.3). It prints properly in Chrome / Safari.
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