Posted: 4 May 2016 11:41 EDT Last activity: 4 Oct 2018 13:54 EDT
Browser print function only displays partial header and Live UI overlayed. How can users print the entire screen?
When a user selects print or print preview from the browser, the only things that shows is a partial view of the header and the Live UI section is partially displayed on top. Everything else is gray, besides the Live UI icon showing in the bottom left corner. Can anyone suggest a way to display the entire screen just using the browser's print function?
The harness is using a header screen layout, with no visibility conditions on the embedded sections, only using dynamic layouts for display, using Pega 7.1.9.
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1) We did not recently upgrade our PRPC version, but are using 7.1.9.
2) When I use a screen layout of any kind, the same issue occurs, regardless of having updated the skin rule for a specific layout or not. When I place just a container in the harness, the screen seems to print fine.
3) This change did not seem to have any affect on printing the screen layout setup.
Browser print preview cannot render Pega harness as some of them contain actionable elements and the html generated is dynamic.
OOTB perform harness has a Print icon. We recommend to use the OOTB print functionality which generates a HTML for preview and shows the content. You could use it in the right panel of the perform harness.
If the requirement at your end is to use browser print preview, then we recommend to place the harness in the container.
After trying these approaches, I am still running into the same issue. This UI is in a data class displayed in the portal. #3 above acts the same as selecting the browser print, and #2 above loads a popup with an error. In the tracer, ActivityStatusExecptionHandler is called but no actual error is present.
Regarding Sonal's suggestion above, changing the screen layout to a container does allow the entire page to be printed, but it would require too much rework at this point in development.
Adding some CSS in our override file has taken care of this issue. Adding a media print CSS class, and setting both the header and main region to relative, while hiding the header, seems to have done the trick.
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