Trish is having problems adjusting to a new browser. Let’s try to help her out.

“I just switched to Firefox, as Internet Explorer wasn’t working right – kept losing the site and had to restore multiple times. I am confused as to how to print a page I want to save from Firefox. I was using PDF Creator with much success with IE, but with Firefox I’m stumped as to where the page I want saved gets saved. Must be doing it wrong. Went back to IE out of frustration. Do not like change one bit.”

Basic printing from Firefox is very straight-forward. You can select the print icon on an article you wish to print (here’s an example from Cyn’s Tech Tips)

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Or you can click the three-line menu icon and choose Print from the drop-down menu.

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You’ll see options like shrinking the page to fit your paper or remove images for easier printing.

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If you want to use PDF Creator with Firefox, make sure you click the three-line menu bar and choose Add-ons from the drop-down menu.

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Search for PDF Creator.

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Then add to Firefox.

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Once installed, you’ll have an icon that allows you to save a page as a PDF up at the top of the browser.

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Here’s what the screen for PDF creator looks like.

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To save the PDF, you’ll need to click the download button at the upper right.

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Choose to save the file. If you don’t choose the save option, you won’t save a copy to your PC.

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The PDF will be saved to your Downloads folder. You can move it anywhere you like.

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