[thelist] html to pdf

Scarlett Julian (ED) Julian.Scarlett at sheffield.gov.uk
Wed Oct 23 10:59:01 CDT 2002

> last time I checked, media=print css is not cross-browser
> (http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_mediatypes.asp)

that's a fair point althought the browsers that don't support it (NS4, IE3)
are probably less than a couple of % of the market share and if that bothers
them then they should think about the number of people who can't access
pdf's because they can't be read by assistive technology.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: abbey [mailto:abbey at abbeyink.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 4:41 PM
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: Re: [thelist] html to pdf
> On Wednesday 23 October 2002 10:09 am, you wrote:
> > Pardon me asking but why would anyone want to do that ?!
> Why not just print
> > the html documents? Style using a media="print" css and if
> you feel the
> > need to, provide instructions for the user on how to work
> the print button
> > in their browser's toolbar.
> last time I checked, media=print css is not cross-browser
> (http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_mediatypes.asp)
> As for pdf's -- some places/people just want them that way. Probably a
> control issue
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