From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-17 00:13:34
Please ignore the 1st sentence of the referenced message. that was typed
before I remembered I had another browser I could test.
At Wednesday 2002/10/16 21:51, you wrote:
>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
>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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