PDF's from HTML's - How do you deal with those ugly page breaks?

Subject: PDF's from HTML's - How do you deal with those ugly page breaks?
From: "Tom Maas" <tommaas -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 17:13:53

"You must maintain a 'printer-friendly' PDF doc for every HTML that you expect readers to print out. Learn to live with the redundancy."

This message came through loud and clear from the numerous replies to my original posting.

OK...so here's my followup question:

I have a 25 page HTML document with lots of tables. When I send the HTML file to Acrobat Distiller, I get a great looking PDF file with page breaks in the most unfortunate places (tables broken in half, text split horizontally with one half on one page and the other half on another).

So, how many of you take the time to manipulate the HTML file to make their exported PDF's look good? How do you do it without making the HTML into a high maintenance document, requiring re-tweaking every time there's a paragraph added to sheet 1?

I appreciate all replies!

Tom Maas
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