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I want to print out a web page that seems to be unprintable in both Firefox and Chrome.

It is multiple pages but when I print it out in Firefox and Chrome, they only print the first page. The only way I have found to print out the page is to print it in IE in XPS Document Writer format.

Is there a tool (e.g., web browser or web browser plugin) that will help? Or is there a setting I can use in Firefox or Chrome?

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Is the page using frames? If yes, you might have to tell the browser to print the frame (rightlick -> print frame (or something like this)) instead of the whole page – stex Nov 24 '12 at 17:30
@stex That worked. If you submit it as an answer, I'll accept it. – user1413 Nov 24 '12 at 17:56
up vote 4 down vote accepted

As said in my comment, browsers have a problem to print web pages which contain multiple frames and will only print as long as all frames are visible.

To print a single (longer) frame, you have to tell the browser to print it without the others. You can do so by rightclicking into the frame you want to print and choose "Current Frame" -> "Print Frame" (text might vary for other browsers than Firefox)

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Take a screenshot (Windows 7, search for snipping tool). Save as jpeg, and print it.

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This does not work very well for multi-page web sites. – user1413 Nov 24 '12 at 17:51

There is a very useful plugin for Firefox called Print Edit, that allows you to preview pages and then modify the output to suit your needs. You can find it here:

I often use this as an intermediary step, then save as PDF.

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Very useful plugin. Managed to print an itinerary that otherwise would look horrible and consume 50% more pages. – will824 Aug 25 '15 at 9:08

You can also right click in the frame that you want printed and select print (if right clicking hasn't been disabled). At least that used to work in old versions of IE not sure if it's still like that now with other browsers.

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