Printer friendly reports

by Eric Anderson <eric_anderson(at)>

 Date:  Sun, 10 Sep 2000 20:21:18 -0500
 To:  hwg-techniques(at)
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Hi Everyone!

I have a client who lives in the MSAccess universe.  Okay, maybe that is a 
stretch, but they are very accustomed to the manner in which MSAccess can 
automatically generate a heading on each page of a report when the report 
is printed.  I suppose this is true for most report generators, but they 
keep asking me, "If Access can do it, why can't you do it in the 
Web?"  Aarrgghh!!

On to the question:  Has anyone found a way to programmatically identify 
where a page break would occur during printing?

The pages are built using server-side scripting so the solution can be 
either server-side or client-side.

Thanks in advance,

P.S.  I have exhausted both reasons and my patience trying to explain to 
the client why printing 5 page web reports to take to a meeting is just 
plain silly.  A paper-less I long for thee.

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