Re: Printing tags

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Fri, 27 Feb 1998 22:59:47 -0500


Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19980227225947.009a2180@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 1998 22:59:47 -0500
To: <h.chu4@ugrad.unimelb.edu.au>, <www-html@w3.org>
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
In-Reply-To: <199802280128.MAA16546@ecr.mu.oz.au>
Subject: Re: Printing tags

At 08:28 PM 27/02/98 -0500, Harold wrote:
>Wouldn't it be nice to have these tags: <NOPRINT> </NOPRINT>.  With
>everything in between filtered out when the page is printed out.  So it could
>be used to stop navigation bars (usually placed above and below the page
>content) from being printed.

It's already possible (though not supported by browsers) with CSS2 [1]:

@media print {
  .navbar { display: none }
}

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-CSS2/

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Liam Quinn
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