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Printing with Frames

harv I have an ebook with a menu on the left and the content
on the right. This is produced by using the 'frameset'

What should I expect to see when I use the Print option ?

Sometimes I get the left frame, sometimes the right


Posted on: 7:02 pm on September 27, 2004
Alaska Harv -

 The Print option will print whatever sub-frame is currently in focus.

 You might consider adding your own print option to the content itself.  You'd use the print(); function, attached to a link or button, like this:

<input type="button" value="Print This Page" onClick="window.print()" />

OR, to print both frames, try using the parent:

<input type="button" value="Print This Page" onClick="window.parent.print()" />

I'm hoping this code survives...

best -

Posted on: 1:15 am on September 28, 2004

Quote: from Alaska on 1:15 am on Sep. 28, 2004[br]Harv -

 The Print option will print whatever sub-frame is currently in focus.

Mystery solved

Thanks !


Posted on: 4:28 am on September 28, 2004

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