[thelist] {CSS} long page only showing one page in print preview

s t e f evolt at nota-bene.org
Wed Feb 25 08:11:42 CST 2004

<quote who=' Paul Bennett'>
> Hi there Evolters
> I have a CSS conundrum that I need help with:
> Many pages* on a site I am completing are long ( > 1 page to print) but
> only 1 page shows in the print preview. When the page is printed, all
> the data prints but something stops the content data displaying
> completely in the print preview. This occurs in IE6, Moz 1.6,  but not
> in Opera 6.03, or 7.11 (all on PC)
> The main content is in a container div which is absolutely positioned -
> could this affect it?

(I posted my reply through my *work* address but my company's SMTP servers
seem drowned under the new worm... sorry everyone for the double post but
I felt Paul would like the answer before the end of 2004)


I kind of remember a while back (1-2 years) frequent rants about this kind
of problem. It should be solved by not using absolute positioning -- nor
float on the main element...

Float in the main element was a problem ALA had, IIRC.

Here's a little food for thought:

(sorry again for the double post)

s t e f

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