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Re: U.S. top margin too large

From: George Herson <gherson@snet.net>
Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2002 08:19:49 -0400
Message-ID: <3D75FA65.800@snet.net>
To: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
CC: www-amaya@w3.org

Irene Vatton wrote:
>>when I select output on U.S. size paper, the top margin is too large: 2.25" 
>>(5.75cent).   Putting <style>body {margin-top: 0em} </style> in the header 
>>didn't help.
>>
>>Amaya 6.2 from 8 July 2002 on Linux (from rpm) utilized.
>>
>>george
> 
> 
> We don't have U.S. size paper to test it. You can probably made some experiment
> by saving the Postscript into a file and changing the value.
> What value do you suggest?

I suggest a tiny top margin, eg, 0.8cent (which Mozilla 1.0 uses; i just 
measured).  If larger margins are desired, the user can use CSS' margin-top 
setting to specify.

george
Received on Wednesday, 4 September 2002 08:20:05 UTC

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