From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-16 23:51:50
I suggest that perhaps you have your browser or printer settings messed
up. I just printed section 5.5 from the BLL documentation with my printer
set both at "letter" (8.5 x 11") and A4. Although the right margin is
visibly different on the two printouts, the line you show prints fine on
On the US setting the trailing ; is 6-13/16" from the left edge
On the A4 setting it is exactly the same... if you overlay the two pages,
the line prints identically. This is _well_ within the border of an A4
page even with reasonable 'margins'
Internet Explorer 6 (Text size medium) running on Windows 2K... Lexmark X74
Opera 6.05 OTOH dropped the last ); of the line (both US and A4) , even
when the preview (90%) showed everything would fit.
I suspect what we have here is a different default setting for what <pre>
means for font size in the two browsers.
I'm not what solution to suggest
At Wednesday 2002/10/16 07:47, you wrote:
>The problem is mainly caused by tags that specify a fixed width.
>Particularly with tables.
>Also, the <pre> tag effectively specifies a fixed width ( variable )
>width which is upto the eol. e.g. from BLL section 5, the following
>runs off the side of an A4 printed page:
>int i = 0; int j;
>for_each(a.begin(), a.end(), (var(j) = _1, _1 = var(i), var(i) = var(j)));
>only the last "));" gets missed off in this case. But I have seen cases
>( can't remember where at the moment ) where I can not understand the
>example because too much is missing.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> > [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]On Behalf Of Paul A. Bristow
> > Sent: 16 October 2002 10:28
> > To: Boost mailing list
> > Subject: RE: [boost] printing documentation on A4
> > I was hoping someone else could advise the details of how to
> > ensure this.
> > Really plain html works fine, but it is fancy tables etc that
> > cause trouble.
> > html experts advise please.
> > Paul
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