Some of the important features of the Print to PDF addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Print to PDF.
In short, Print to PDF addon can easily print a desired page to PDF with just one click from your browsers toolbar.
4 Reasons to Use Print to PDF
Print any webpage to PDF with a click of a button (toolbar button or context-menu).
Adds a context-menu item in mouse right-click to print any website (Firefox only)
Available for Firefox browser only.
Several settings to adjust for printing a page to PDF document.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Print to PDF?
Print to PDF is a simple addon that help you print a desired website to a PDF document with just one click. Simply add the extension to your browser and then click on the print button in your toolbar. A save-as dialog box will appear to guide you through the print procedure. In Firefox browser this addon adds a - Print to PDF - item to the mouse right-click (context-menu). Therefore, clicking on either the toolbar button or context-menu item will print the active tab content to a PDF document. There are several settings to adjust for the print procedure. For example, you can add or remove header/footer, change page size and etc. To adjust these settings please see the options page for this addon.
2. How can I work with this addon?
In order to work with this addon, simply click on the toolbar button. The addon will print the active tab content. Beside toolbar button, you can also click on the context-menu item. The page will be printed and saved to the default download location in your browser. To change this location, please open the browser settings page and adjust the download path.
3. How can I download the source code for Print to PDF?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. How can I open the options page?
In order to open the options page, please open the addon (extension) tab in your browser and then click on the Options button. An options tab will be opened with 18 settings in it. Once you change a settings, it will be auto saved to the memory.
5. What settings are available in the options page?
There are several settings available in order to print a document. For example, you can set to add or remove the page background color or page background image. You can also force the content to fit the printed page. There is also an option to adjust page footer or header. Other options include page scaling, orientation, size, border and etc. Please note, once you change an option it will be auto saved to the memory.
6. Does this addon work for Chrome or Opera browsers?
No, currently this addon is only released for Firefox browser. This is because PDF API is only available for Firefox browser. In future, support for Chrome and Opera may be added.
7. Does this addon work for all websites?
Yes, according to our tests, this addon works for almost any website. However, there might be some errors in the printed document (i.e. error in color, font, page setup, page content or etc.) but overall the functionality is acceptable.
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