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Pranav Sharma
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Joined: Oct 27, 2003
Posts: 258
I bring up a table with search results, but if/when the data is printed it is not user friendly with truncated data, data bleeding..etc.

I have seen sites with
1. the "print" link which brings up a simple page ready for print and also seen examples

2.where you hit print and the data prints in a format different from that shown on the screen (google maps).

My questions,
- Is 1. done on the server side or is it possible to achieve this using client side scripting. If so how.

- How is 2. achieved
Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15385
You do not have to make a seperate page, you can try using place CSS with CSS Print Media.

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