Auto-printing PDF incorrect output

By design Issue #8512865

Details

Author
Anthony S.
Created
Aug 17, 2016
Privacy
This issue is public.
Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
Found in build #
25.10586
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Reported by 1 person

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Steps to reproduce

When an auto-printing PDF is embedded in an IFRAME, Edge will attempt to print the parent page’s HTML, instead of the content of the PDF.

This behaviour is inconsistent with IE, Chrome & Firefox.

To reproduce the issue:

  1. Download the 2 attached files into the same location.
  2. Open auto-print.html in IE, Chrome or Firefox - you will see that a print dialog appears containing the PDF content.
  3. Open auto-print.html in Edge - you will see that the parent page HTML appears in the print dialog (incorrect).

FYI: An auto-printing PDF is a PDF file that contains a “named action” to automatically throw the Print dialog when the file is opened. Named action’s are supported in the PDF language, and by most PDF renderers.

Anthony.

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Comments and activity

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “Ibrahim O.”

    Changed Assigned To to “Christian F.”

    Changed Assigned To to “Amit K.”

    Changed Status to “By design”

  • Hello,

    Thank you for providing this information about the issue. Currently, we do not plan to release a fix for this problem. We are considering a solution for a future build.

    Best Wishes,
    The MS Edge Team

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