[thelist] Setting a printer to landscape from code

Timothy J. Luoma luomat at operamail.com
Fri Sep 19 14:17:47 CDT 2003

On Fri, 19 Sep 2003 13:40:27 -0500, Patrick Forsythe <fuse at toto.net> wrote:

> I have a customer who against our better wishes wants to be able to have 
> his customers click a button on his page and print out a page in 
> landscape. Is this even possible? if so how? I have tried the javascript 
> window.print but all that does is bring up a print dialog screen and 
> that is not what he wants.

There was a way in CSS 2.0.... Opera did it, but no one else did.... 
Apparently it won't even be in 2.1

So I'd say no, there is no way to force it.


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