On Tuesday 04 December 2001 02:35 pm, Martin Towell wrote:
> if it's just a plain text file then, in theory, you can insert a FF
> character (0x0C) but as mentioned, this might not work on all printers.
> if you're using html, try using:
> <br style="page-break-before: always;">
> or put the style in some other tag if it doesn't work for <br>
> there's also "page-break-after: always;" that you could use...

Unfortanately this does not work all the time, in all browsers, on all 
printers, etc etc.
I've tried it, it just wasn't reliable enough to make the appropriate changes 
to many pages, so I've just left them to be printed the way the individuals 
printer wants to print them, after all, you also can't control how the 
margins will appear, etc.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Manuel Lemos [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2001 7:20 AM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Chip; Robert Samuel White
> Subject: Re: [PHP] New Page Escape Sequence
> Hello,
> 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
> PDF.
> Regards,
> Manuel Lemos

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