[whatwg] window.print() when printing is not supported
rimantas at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 15:04:02 PDT 2010
<…> On Linux I generally
> see a "Print to File" option when I try to print something, which lets
> me output to PDF and maybe PostScript. On Windows (at least Vista and
> later) I recall always seeing a print to XPS option. So on these
> platforms, it's *always* possible for the user to print, although not
> to a physical printer. So even if it were desirable to let the
> website know if the user can print, it's pointless, or pretty close.
Print dialog on OS X also offers an option to save as PDF/PostScript and
some more, depending on what applications you have got on the system.
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