Skip to main content

Load PDF into iframe and call print

By Sam Deering



Free JavaScript Book!

Write powerful, clean and maintainable JavaScript.

RRP $11.95

Code snippet to Load PDF into iframe and call print. Also see: 10 JQUERY PRINT PAGE OPTIONS.

jQuery(document).ready(function($) {
  function print(url)
      var _this = this,
          iframeId = 'iframeprint',
          $iframe = $('iframe#iframeprint');
      $iframe.attr('src', url);

      $iframe.load(function() {

  //initiates print once content has been loaded into iframe
  function callPrint(iframeId) {
      var PDF = document.getElementById(iframeId);

Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

New books out now!

Learn how Git works, and how to use it to streamline your workflow!

Google, Netflix and ILM are Python users. Maybe you should too?