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Last Comment Bug 695743 - Save as PDF
: Save as PDF
Product: Firefox for Android
Classification: Client Software
Component: General (show other bugs)
: unspecified
: All Android
: P3 normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Kartikaya Gupta (
: Sebastian Kaspari (:sebastian)
Depends on: 696875 697417
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Reported: 2011-10-19 10:32 PDT by Kartikaya Gupta (
Modified: 2016-07-29 14:20 PDT (History)
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Add a "Save as PDF" menu item (7.99 KB, patch)
2011-10-24 14:27 PDT, Kartikaya Gupta (
mark.finkle: review+
Details | Diff | Splinter Review
Add a "Save as PDF" menu item (v2) (7.95 KB, patch)
2011-10-25 09:02 PDT, Kartikaya Gupta (
bugmail: review+
Details | Diff | Splinter Review

Description Kartikaya Gupta ( 2011-10-19 10:32:52 PDT

Comment 1 Kartikaya Gupta ( 2011-10-24 14:27:08 PDT
Created attachment 569184 [details] [diff] [review]
Add a "Save as PDF" menu item

Patch to add PDF printing support. It silently saves a PDF into the Download folder on the sdcard, assuming the patch in the dependent bug is applied.
Comment 2 Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) (use needinfo?) 2011-10-24 14:37:37 PDT
Comment on attachment 569184 [details] [diff] [review]
Add a "Save as PDF" menu item

>diff --git a/embedding/android/ b/embedding/android/

>+           case
>+               GeckoAppShell.sendEventToGecko(new GeckoEvent("save-as-pdf", null));

I'm on a mission to use consistent event/message names. Can we use "SaveAs:PDF"

>diff --git a/embedding/android/locales/en-US/android_strings.dtd b/embedding/android/locales/en-US/android_strings.dtd
>diff --git a/mobile/chrome/content/browser.js b/mobile/chrome/content/browser.js

>+    Services.obs.addObserver(this, "save-as-pdf", false);


>+  saveAsPDF: function saveAsPDF(browser) {

nit: aBrowser

Comment 3 Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) (use needinfo?) 2011-10-24 14:38:21 PDT
Madhava might want a string change, but "Save as PDF" is good for now
Comment 4 Kartikaya Gupta ( 2011-10-25 09:02:28 PDT
Created attachment 569396 [details] [diff] [review]
Add a "Save as PDF" menu item (v2)

Updated as requested, rebased to latest birch code.
Comment 5 Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) (use needinfo?) 2011-10-25 10:57:00 PDT
Comment 6 Aaron Train [:aaronmt] 2011-10-26 07:18:56 PDT
Mozilla/5.0 (Android; Linux armv7l; rv:10.0a1) Gecko/20111026 Firefox/10.0a1 Fennec/10.0a1

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