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Re: Quicktips

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 1998 09:56:58 -0500
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.19981214095658.009f5350@localhost>
To: "Robert C. Neff" <rneff@moon.jic.com>, <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
(I wrote this before seeing Daniel's message, so I guess you get the reply
in stereo now...)

Robert, 

What were you trying to print it from? The "appearance" file? Here's the
scoop on that, but I guess I should add an explanation to the page itself.

The formating that makes it "look like" how it would be on a business card
is done with CSS. Most browser implementations of CSS still barely give a
reliable appearance on the display, and do not at all support consistent
print-out. This doesn't, & wasn't meant to be used to support print-out. 

So, we do need an alternative. Given the extreme problems that many people
have with PDF files, I think once this thing is available in the final
version, we should make it available in several alternative file formats,
including Word & PDF.

Judy


At 10:07 PM 12/11/98 -0500, Robert C. Neff wrote:
>Today is the first time I printed the quicktips and the formatting was all
>messed up.  Has anyone else had this problem? I tried in both color and
>black and white.
>
>I cringe to ask this and have put on my flak jacket and helmet as I feel I
>am going to take a direct hit, but maybe we should ALSO provide a PDF
>version.
>
>rob
>
>
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