User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050225 Firefox/1.0.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050225 Firefox/1.0.1 When printing various web pages, e.g. http://lbsu.ac.uk/caxton/studyskills/materials/learn-extra.htm and some bbc news pages, the first page of a multi-page document is printed with all the headings but is otherwise blank. The main text of the document then commences on the second page and is OK. This can result in a single page document becoming a two-page document, etc. Reproducible: Didn't try Steps to Reproduce: 1. Access URL 2. Click on 'Print' icon, (and normally choose double sided, although the problem occurs on single sided too). 3. Click OK Actual Results: Pages print quite happily but the first page, although showing the headings, etc. (frame??) does not show the text that should be there. The text then starts on page 2. I've tried 'clicking into' the text of the page or not doing so but the blank page is printed either way. Expected Results: Print as normal Mostly MS software (XP, Office, etc.) Assuming this isn't down to me being stupid (always possible!), this could be costly to users. If one page documents need two pages to print (single sided) or two pagers become three pagers (double sided), the user wastes an extra sheet of paper (and the printed document looks odd). Increased costs mean lower take-up.
Assignee: firefox → printing
Component: General → Printing
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: general
Version: unspecified → Trunk
If this page is in fact in frames (I cannot access the URL you referenced) then this is most likely a duplicate of bug 169132. Try printing again and make sure you select the radio button to print frames "As laid out on the screen" and report back on this bug if that fixes the problem.
(In reply to comment #1) > If this page is in fact in frames (I cannot access the URL you referenced) then > this is most likely a duplicate of bug 169132. Try printing again and make sure > you select the radio button to print frames "As laid out on the screen" and > report back on this bug if that fixes the problem. Thanks for this. I've tried what you suggest (it certainly looks likely to be the answer) but when I Print, the relevant "Print Frames" section with its three buttons is not 'live', i.e I cannot access it to choose my preference. Again, I'm probably missing something here so would welcome advice on how to make these buttons live. (Note: in my original posting, the URL I gave was wrong. It should have started http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/ sorry about that
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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