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Re: How to control page margins

From: Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr>
Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2010 10:47:55 +0200
Message-ID: <4CAEDABB.7010508@free.fr>
To: Trevor Turton <trevor@turton.co.za>
CC: www-amaya@w3.org
You're welcome! Actually, a lot of people have had the same problem. 
Fortunately, the next versions of browsers will behave as Amaya, and 
accept MathML/SVG in non-xhtml pages.

Le 08/10/2010 09:20, Trevor Turton a écrit :
> Wow!  Gold dust!  I tried your suggestion, Frédéric, and it worked.  
> So simple!  I have the STIX fonts installed.
> Thanks also to Helder for getting me going.  This mailing list is very 
> supportive.
> Regards
> Trevor
> On 2010-10-08 09:06, Frédéric WANG wrote:
>> Hi Trevor,
>> I've you tried to use the extension .xhtml instead of .html before 
>> opening it in Firefox? (see attachment).
>> I also recommend you to install STIX fonts for Firefox: 
>> https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Mozilla_MathML_Project/Fonts
>> Note that you are also likely to have the following bug when printing 
>> with Firefox: bug https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=546044
>> Le 08/10/2010 08:51, Trevor Turton a écrit :
>>> Hi Helder
>>> Thanks for the detailed reply.  I am using Windows, so your advice 
>>> was spot on.  Unfortunately the drivers for the printers that are 
>>> available to me don't include margin control among the options that 
>>> they allow me to set.
>>> I would gladly use Firefox to do the printing, it lets me set 
>>> margins, headings, and footings.  Unfortunately I hit a problem.  
>>> I'm using Amaya 11.3 to insert math equations into several existing 
>>> HTML documents.  The equations look good when viewed with Amaya and 
>>> they print well too, except for the margins.  When I save the edited 
>>> document and open it in Firefox, the equations don't display 
>>> correctly, particularly when they include a fraction.  So that's the 
>>> real problem, but I thought that setting print margins in Amaya 
>>> would be easier to fix.  Maybe not.
>>> Amaya automatically converts the HTML documents to XHTML when I 
>>> insert a math equation.  I have attached a really simple example to 
>>> this note that shows the problem.  I noticed that it doesn't supply 
>>> a DOCTYPE when it does this.  I tried telling Amaya to convert the 
>>> document to XHTML Transitional before inserting the first equation, 
>>> and then it inserts a good DOCTYPE, but this makes no difference to 
>>> the way that Firefox displays the equations.
>>> Regards
>>> Trevor Turton
>> -- 
>> Frédéric Wang.
>> Website <http://www.maths-informatique-jeux.com/> - Weblog 
>> <http://www.maths-informatique-jeux.com/blog/frederic/>

Frédéric Wang.
Website <http://www.maths-informatique-jeux.com/> - Weblog 
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