Re: Designing a web page so that it prints nicely

Subject: Re: Designing a web page so that it prints nicely
From: Guy <guy -at- hiskeyboard -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 09:07:21 -0800

Char James-Tanny wrote:

>>Char has pointed you in the right direction (use CSS, create a
>>print-specific style sheet) but I just wanted to point you to this
>>article, which is a good (and brief!) introducton to the topic:
> Barry, that is a *great* article. Thanks!

Was anybody else a tad bit startled by doing a print preview of that page (I used Firefox) and finding that it does not "eat its own dogfood"?

Printing it on my system would produce a page with only the big, yellow title, then 3 pages with all the left and right columns as well as the middle one, then a blank 5th page.

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