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I have a site, and the background color is yellow. When I save this as a PDF file, the background color becomes white.

Is it possible, to also save the background color?

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Which application do you use? – whitequark Aug 23 '10 at 9:07
@whitequark: pdf creator and i also have adobe pdf – tintincutes Aug 23 '10 at 9:10
Which web browser? – variant Aug 23 '10 at 13:45
@variant:firefox & sometimes IE – tintincutes Aug 23 '10 at 14:37
up vote 2 down vote accepted

You're probably printing from your browser and I think you should configure that in it, as they often don't print background picture and images, in order to save ink.

For instance (the labels may differ, my applications are in french, moderators are welcome to correct them) :

  • Firefox : File -> Print preview..., click the Page layout.. button (2nd button, next to Print..., check Print background
  • IE 7 : Tools -> Internet options..., go to the Advanced tab, find the Current printing section and check Print background colors and background images.
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thanks so much got it – tintincutes Aug 23 '10 at 14:36

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