HTML | Print preview a specific div only

| By Webner

How to view the print preview of a specific div of the page and take a printout of that specific div only?

1.First, create a full-screen modal on the page:

<div class="modal fade" id="myModal">
<div class="modal-content">
<div class="modal-header text-center">
<button type="button" class="close hidden-print close-button col-md-push-11 col-sm-push-11 hidden-xs" data-toggle="toggle" data-placement="left" title="Close Print Preview" data-dismiss="modal">&times;</button>
<h4 class="modal-title" id="modal-title"></h4>
<div class="col-md-12" >
<div class="col-md-5"></div>
<button onclick="print()" data-toggle="toggle" data-placement="bottom" title="" data-original-title="Print" class="btn btn-success hidden-print col-md-1">Print</button>
<button data-dismiss="modal" data-toggle="toggle" data-placement="bottom" title="" style="margin-left: 5px;" data-original-title="Close Print Preview " class="btn btn-danger hidden-print col-md-1">Close</button>
<div class="col-md-5"></div>
<div class="modal-body" id="modal-body">

2. Add these style to your CSS file:

@media print {
.modal * {
overflow: visible !important;}
.modal {
position: absolute !important;
left: 0 !important;
top: 0 !important;}
font-size: 36px;
margin-left: 4%;
z-index: 9;

3. Create following Javascript function in your js file:

/ item-> is a string that can be used to show on the title of print preview.
// div-> is the id of that div whose data we want to print or want to seen print preview of which div:

function print_history(item,div) {


$('.container-fluid').hide(); //container-fluid- this class is used in the top level div of the page and used to hide all the data of the page. 
document.getElementById('modal-title').innerHTML = “ Print Preview"; 
document.getElementById('modal-body').innerHTML = $('#'+div).html(); 
$("#myModal").on('', function () { 
document.getElementById('modal-body').innerHTML = $('#'+div).html(); 
$('.container-fluid').hide(); });

$("#myModal").on('', function () { 
$('.container-fluid').show(); }); 
$("#myModal").on('', function () { 
document.getElementById('modal-body').innerHTML = ''; }); }

4. Now call print_history(item,div) function at on click event of any button and pass specific arguments.

It looks like in below snapshot:



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