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howto create a print function ?

Nakata kokuyo
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Joined: Apr 13, 2005
Posts: 442
good day to all,

i would like to have a function where i click on a button and it will printout the page that currently display and it fit to A4 size, the questions is howto i make the whole page fit to A4 size? also would it be good if i generate a pdf file first then only print ? pdf file allow to capture picture as well ?

can someone suggest some ideas for my scenario ? any sample i can reference on this ?

thank you very much for guidance
Merrill Higginson
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Joined: Feb 15, 2005
Posts: 4864
I'd suggest using a CSS print stylesheet. Just Google "css print" and you'll get a lot of links explaining how this works.


Merrill
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