Re: Disabling Print

Subject: Re: Disabling Print
From: Jean Weber <jean -at- wrevenge -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 15:37:15 +1000

That's one of the things that I _hate_ about some websites, text in white!

I have also visited many websites that won't print. I have no idea how
that's done, but I've seen it.

BTW, the way I get around the white typeface problem, or a site that won't
let me save or print the page, is to open it in Netscape Composer and save
it from there. This doesn't always work, but it does quite often. A nifty
trick once I stumbled on it.

Cheers, Jean
Jean Hollis Weber
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At 10:48 1/19/00 -0800, Susan W. Gallagher wrote:
>At 09:56 AM 1/19/00 -0500, Jessica N. Lange wrote:
>>Does anyone know if it is possible to disable Print
>>from a web browser for a given document? ...
>This may seem a little off-the-wall at first, but rather than
>go through all sorts of girations to disable the print button,
>why not just make the print-out worthless? Change the colors of
>your doc to a dark background with white, cyan, or yellow print.
>The document remains readable on-screen, but the printer produces
>nothing but a blank page.

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