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Firefox print/save webpage to pdf without add-ons, forgot how

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#1 rp88


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Posted 08 November 2017 - 04:10 PM

A few months ago, late at night when I was tired, I was using firefox to browse some webpages. I managed to do something which let me save them to pdf format. I know that chrome has a built in way to print to pdf which is very easy to use, but I don't use chrome much nowadays, and I know there are firefox add-ons which let you print to pdf, but I didn't want to add extra add-ons and slow the browser down. I remember that I "printed" a webpage to pdf with firefox and without any add-ons, and that there was no special software on my computer which acts as a printed but infact writes to pdf (the way that MS office XPS writer can for xps files), but I don't remember what I a actually did. I have the downloaded pdfs to prove that I was able to do it so I didn't dream it. Can anyone remind me what the trick was?
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#2 britechguy


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Posted 08 November 2017 - 06:22 PM

I don't doubt you did it, but I doubt that you did it without either an add-on or a virtual printer such as PDFCreator installed on the system at the time.


I can find absolutely nothing that indicates that random webpages can be saved by native Firefox in PDF format, including in their help pages.

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