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JavaScript Print Function

The JavaScript print function performs the same operation as the print option that you see at the top of your browser window or in your browser's "File" menu. The JavaScript print function will send the contents of the webpage to the user's printer.

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Many believe this function to be worthless, but there are many computer users who do not know their way around a computer well, and helpful features such as this function can somtimes create a more user-friendly environment.

JavaScript Print Script - window.print()

The JavaScript print function window.print() will print the current webpage when executed. In this example script, we will be placing the function on a JavaScript button that will perform the print operation when the onClick event occurs.

HTML & JavaScript Code:

<input type="button" value="Print This Page" onClick="window.print()" />


If you click this button you should be prompted with whatever application your computer uses to handle its print functionality.

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