[WEB4LIB] PHP Question

Andrew I. Mutch amutch at waterford.lib.mi.us
Fri Sep 27 12:55:22 EDT 2002


You can do a "print-only" page with CSS. The limitation with that is that
it only works for browsers that recognize the specific CSS specs. But it
does exactly what you want without requiring a separate page and another
hit on the server. For more details see:


Andrew Mutch
Library Systems Technician
Waterford Township Public Library
Waterford, MI

On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, paul michael king wrote:

> Hello,
> I have dynamic tables that are generated with php that look beautiful.
> However, I would like to make them more print friendly by offering a link
> to another page that lacks all of the graphics, but contains the same
> information.  I can't simply code the query into the anchor tag for the
> link, because the page in question is just one of a hundred possibilities.
> I must somehow forward the same information that is currently displayed to
> another page.
> Does anybody know how to do this?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated!  You were all very helpful with my
> last php question!!  Also, if there is a better forum for this sort of
> thing, please let me know.
> --paul king,
> graduate student,
> library & information science,
> university of illinois

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