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Bug 13593 - can't print Wikipedia article
can't print Wikipedia article
Status: RESOLVED WORKSFORME
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
unspecified
Macintosh other
: Normal minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2008-04-02 14:51 UTC by ken quirici
Modified: 2008-04-02 15:41 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description ken quirici 2008-04-02 14:51:19 UTC
I'm on Mac OS 10.5.2, running Firefox for my browser.

Every so often I run into an article that I can't print - when I select print from
the drop-down window up top it brings up the printer selection pop-up - after I
select my printer, and push the button to print, I just get that circling little 
radial circle, and it never stops. I have to Force Quit the application.

It seems to be particular articles - right now I can't print the article
'Syon House' altho I can print other Wikipedia articles and other Internet
pages - this happened once before with another article but I can't remember
which. 

It's not an issue of which of my printers I select, it happens with both:

I have an HP officejet 6210 (color) and an HP laserjet 1200.
Comment 1 Alexandre Emsenhuber [IAlex] 2008-04-02 15:32:12 UTC
Mac OS X 10.5.2, Minefield 3.0pre (i.e. Firefox 3 beta) as web browser and HP Deskjet 5740 as printer, so it's quite the same configuration as yours.

I can print Syon House article without problem, the only thing i have is a second page blank (when I output it as PDF, it appears to be images at the right).
Comment 2 Platonides 2008-04-02 15:41:49 UTC
Seems a bug for Firefox, not for Mediawiki. And even for that race cases, it only fails on /some/ articles.
There's little to do at mediawiki end (avoid some specific markup?).

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