[thelist] Mapquest.com's printer-friendly auto-format/print thang

Martin Kuplens-Ewart martin at mozartseflat.com
Sun Feb 4 14:14:39 CST 2001

Hi all,

Has anyone else noticed how amazingly cool it is when you print a map
off mapquest.com ?

if you print the "Print" button on their page, their site/script
automatically formats a printer-friendly page completely in the
background [without ever displaying it], and then prints this
non-displayed page.

Does anyone have any ideas as to how they've achieved this trick? and
if so, how the heck would one go about achieving the same?


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