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Printing part of JSP page

Rishi Kant

Joined: Apr 18, 2000
Posts: 18
My JSP page has two parts.The top part has buttons for different forms.The bottom part has the forms.Initially I thought of using frames but thats against company standards.When I click on a button say Form# 1, then the whole page refreshes and form# 1 shows up in the bottom part and buttons on top.When I click on Print button, the form gets printed WITHOUT THE BUTTONS...Can this be done in a JSP page without frames?
Please help
Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 17423

I saw a neat trick in a magazine article a short while back where the "visible" attribute of the buttons was turned off for printing - a trick that requires enabled JavaScript and CSS.
For the more general approach, you could do like some of the magazine websites and put a "Click Here for Printer-friendly version" on the page.

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