1.    11 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 15,305
    Triple Boot 10 Pro & 10 Insider Pro & 8.1 Pro

    How to Re-paginate (concatinate pages) in Firefox

    I was asked by a fellow member how to use a re-pagination extension in Firefox. I'm posting here to make it public for all.


    The extension is called Re-Pagination, and can be found here: Re-Pagination :: Add-ons for Firefox It works with Firefox and Chrome, as well as others based on Mozilla or Chrome browser. It is not available for Edge. Not sure if IE will support it.

    Re-pagination is the process of concatenating (joining together) 2 or more pages into one. There are several reasons why you might want to do this. Avoid click "next". Save all pages as one. Print all pages as one.

    I'm using Shawn's thread on Firefox releases as an example. Any thread will do, as well as any other web site with multiple pages.


    After installing the extension and bringing up the first page, right click on page 2, not last or next....page 2. This tells re-pagination to join the current page (1) with all remaining pages, 2 - last. Then click LOAD ALL.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2016-08-11_11h47_05.png 
Views:	1 
Size:	303.5 KB 
ID:	95533

    In the upper left, you will see the progress of the joining. Wait for it to finish.

    NOTE: There is a limitation, imposed by the extension, on how large the result can be.
    It's not number of pages or length of post, just an internal buffer cap. I've found
    <30-40 pages will fit into one result. If not, it will simply complete what it can.
    You may need to join groups of pages if this is the case.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2016-08-11_11h49_22.png 
Views:	1 
Size:	693.6 KB 
ID:	95534

    At this point, the extension has actually re-loaded all available pages, as one. If you were to press END on your keyboard, it would rapidly scroll all the way to the end of the last page. Press HOME, and it will pop to the top.


    One of the main reasons for joining all pages as one is the ability to print the entire thread as one document. If "printed" as a PDF file, it then becomes available to open in the PDF reader of your choice and becomes searchable. Or any other function or use you may have for a PDF. It can even be zipped and posted, only limitation here on TF is the size, about 6.8MB, zipped.

    Here is how to create the PDF after you have joined all the pages.

    Do a CTRL-P and choose Microsoft Print to PDF. You may have other plugins available, also.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2016-08-11_12h00_43.png 
Views:	1 
Size:	58.9 KB 
ID:	95535

    Click OK.

    You will see the green progress bar in the background while the MS plugin is preparing the file. Choose where to save the PDF and give it a name. Click SAVE.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2016-08-11_12h03_17.png 
Views:	1 
Size:	820.1 KB 
ID:	95536

    The progress bar for saving is displayed.
    (actually creating the PDF at this point)

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2016-08-11_12h04_56.png 
Views:	1 
Size:	543.6 KB 
ID:	95537

    I'm using Foxit Reader, but you can use any good PDF reader to open the file. The PDF is searchable, contains clickable links, and can be used for any purpose like any other PDF file.

    Note: The number of pages in the PDF file will be larger than the thread. This is due to
    the PDF default page format of 8 1/2 X 11. Posts in the threads are variable
    length. This will result in the PDF possibly splitting a post into 2 or more pages.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2016-08-11_12h07_12.png 
Views:	1 
Size:	491.1 KB 
ID:	95538


    That's it. TC
    Last edited by f14tomcat; 11 Aug 2016 at 12:55.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    11 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    NW Florida
    Posts : 6,124
    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint

    Good info, TC. Well done.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    11 Aug 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Walnut Beach, Milford, Ct
    Posts : 16,428
    Win10 Pro / Remix 3.0

    Great work, easy to understand TC, thanks.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    11 Aug 2016 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 8,868

    Thanks so much TC! I will try it shortly.

    EDIT: Worked well!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Web pages not loading
Hi Some websites will not load on either Chrome, Firefox, Edge or Vivaldi. I have cleared the history and cache Tried both OpenDNS & Google DNS Full scan with Bitdefender AV, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware & Spybot Search & Destroy: nothing found...
Browsers and Email
Switching Pages
I am running Windows 10 Pro, with the latest updates. Whenever I am on a web page that requires a password to login (specially in banks) after typing the password, instead of going to the next page, it goes back to the main screen with all the...
Browsers and Email
Slow Web Pages.
I am having problems with slow webpages. Is it Edge? I have been tempted to take my PC to a shop and have more RAM installed. I currently have 8 gigs of RAM. Maybe 16 gigs would speed it up. Could Edge be using a lot of RAM when running webpages?...
Browsers and Email
Solved W10 opens seperate tab for firefox when opening with main firefox icon
Hello, lately I've been having an issue where Windows will open a separate tab for Firefox when i open it with the original pinned icon on my task bar.. I've tried opening firefox and unpinning the pinned shortcut and pinning the opened one and...
Browsers and Email
Slow Web Pages.
Since I upgraded to Windows 10, my Web Pages are slow to react. Is there anything that I can do, short of installing more RAM, to speed up the Web Pages? Also, is there a list of Cortana Commands? I know "Open" and I just say what Web Page to go to....
Browsers and Email
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:14.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 10 Forums