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Last Comment Bug 844090 - landscape pdfs are printed portrait with pdf.js
: landscape pdfs are printed portrait with pdf.js
Status: NEW
Product: Firefox
Classification: Client Software
Component: PDF Viewer (show other bugs)
: Trunk
: x86 Windows XP
: P3 normal with 6 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody; OK to take it and work on it
: Brendan Dahl [:bdahl]
: 847343 1125103 (view as bug list)
Depends on: 851441
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Reported: 2013-02-22 06:01 PST by abma
Modified: 2016-03-09 03:11 PST (History)
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Printing result of a landscape PDF (62.66 KB, application/pdf)
2014-02-03 03:48 PST, gilles.renault
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Description abma 2013-02-22 06:01:24 PST
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:19.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/19.0
Build ID: 20130215130331

Steps to reproduce:

for example load with pdf.js

print the page

Actual results:

the page is printed portrait, with stuff cut off

Expected results:

the page should be printed landscape (->autorotated)
Comment 1 Joe Drew (not getting mail) 2013-03-06 09:55:38 PST
Another example is this MS Walk pledge sheet.
Comment 2 Mihaela Velimiroviciu (:mihaelav) 2013-03-13 07:10:32 PDT
*** Bug 847343 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Broda Noel 2013-03-13 19:01:11 PDT
All plataforms... I have Windows 7 64bits and exist the problem.
Comment 4 cogitatorx 2013-04-10 08:38:02 PDT
I can't provide a concrete example, but we use Oracle E-Business Suite where I do IT support and most of the generated reports in PDF format have this issue where the Adobe plug-in, with the 'Auto portrait/landscape' setting selected on the Print dialog, will automatically print these reports in landscape as our users expect.

The native PDF viewer in Google Chrome also automatically prints them in landscape.

PDF.js version 0.7.28 (Firefox 20), however, prints these reports in portrait.
Comment 5 gilles.renault 2014-02-03 03:45:23 PST

Got the same problème, windows 7 SP1 x64, and aurora 28.0a2 (2014-02-02).  Using the printing is in protrait.
Comment 6 gilles.renault 2014-02-03 03:48:05 PST
Created attachment 8369367 [details]
Printing result of a landscape PDF

This is the resulting printing of a landscape pdf with aurora 28.0a2 (2014-02-02).
Comment 7 Brendan Dahl [:bdahl] 2015-01-26 15:25:10 PST
*** Bug 1125103 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 mblain2 2015-02-17 10:03:42 PST
It's using the last state of portrait or landscape as chosen in Print Preview.
Instead of clicking the print button on the pdf.js toolbar you can press Alt-F-V to use print preview, then select portrait or landscape.  Can the pdf.js toolbar be customized to add a print preview button?
Comment 9 andrea.salicetti 2016-03-09 03:11:02 PST
A pdf open through Firefox internal previewer with only landscape pages should default print layout to landscape and print correctly.

Instead - with FF 45.0 (but even on 44.0.2 and 43.x) a PDF with all (just one, in my test) pages in landscape is shown correctly in landscape, but is printed on portrait since when I click on the print icon on the top right header toolbar of the preview, the popup windows with the printing options has "Portrait" as layout default...

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