RE: Nielsen and PDFs

Subject: RE: Nielsen and PDFs
From: "Tulloch, Michael" <mtullo01 -at- harris -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 13:26:16 -0400

Hmm. The news sites do a bang-up job of producing a printer-friendly pages that
are HTML (I'm thinking particularly of the Washington Post and WorldNetDaily).


Gene Kim-Eng brightened 7/15 with:
It's undoubtedly another "designer competency" thing, but I've yet to see a
website with a "printer friendly" button that produced a printout fit for
anything but a single page. HTML is great for browsing through a manual online,
especially if there are a lot of illustrations, but for printing I want a format
that has "printy things," like page numbers, chapter headers, TOCs and indices,
and for saving a document to my drive for offline viewing, I want a document in
a single file that I can easily download, move from place to place or send to
someone else in email, not a directory full of individual page and image files.


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