[thelist] Help with widows and orphans in printing

Kathleen Vignos kvignos at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 6 18:00:05 CDT 2004

I have a PHP script that dynamically generates an HTML document with various 
paragraphs and paragraph headings.  I need to be able to force the browser 
(IE or NN at this point) to print in such a way that paragraph headings are 
not "widowed", or left at the bottom of the page with the paragraph on the 
next page.  CSS2 "widow" and "orphan" don't seem to work in IE or NN (not 
yet supported by IE, I don't know why it's not working in NN).  
"page-break-inside:avoid" doesn't work either.  Browsers are supposed to 
automatically follow widow/orphan rules to avoid having single lines at the 
top/bottom of a page, but I am not finding this to be the case at all.  Has 
anyone run into this problem and conquered it?


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