On Tuesday 04 December 2001 12:30 am, Manuel Lemos wrote:
> Chip wrote:
> > On Monday 03 December 2001 11:02 pm, Robert Samuel White wrote:
> > > I wish to take some information out of a database and create a text
> > > file with the information, nicely formatted. Does any one know of an
> > > escape sequence that works as a "new page" indicator for printing???
> > I did some checking into this also, some time back. All the responses I
> > got then were it's not possible to cover all types of printers and OS's
> > available with just a certain escape sequence or other code.
> > If you get a better answer, would you please copy me on it?
> In theory, the right way to achieve that is to put style attribute in
> the first paragraph the page that tells to break the page before the
> paragraph. I know that the attribute exists, but I don't know how many
> browsers obey it when they print the page. Maybe it is safe to resort to
> Manuel Lemos
I know it exists also, it is supposedly supported by the two 'main' browsers,
but it doesn't work as expected. I tried the style sheet method, inline and
external, and found it works with IE more often then Netscape, and then only
sometimes on some printers, but not always, so YMMV.
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