Re: page control in HTML

Michael Johnson (michaelj@relay.relay.com)
Wed, 31 May 95 07:20:17 EDT


Subject: Re: page control in HTML
Message-Id: <MICHAELJ.950531072017@relay.relay.com>
From: michaelj@relay.relay.com (Michael Johnson)
To: www-html@www10.w3.org (HTML discussion list)
Date:    Wed, 31 May 95 07:20:17 EDT

>I take it that there is no way of doing this nicely
>so I iterate my request that there should be something like
><HR NEWPAGE> or a new tag <PAGE> then there could also
>be a tag <NOPAGE> which would make a block go together on
>a page

Rather than ask for a new tag, take a page out of the C compiler's
book and do something like this:

  <!--PAGE-->
  <!--NOPAGE-->
  <!--/NOPAGE-->

Browsers and SGML parsers would ignore this, since it is a comment.
Your printer program could pay attention to it.

Michael Johnson
Relay Technology, Inc.