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"print this page" options?

  Asked By: Daniel    Date: Aug 04    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1328

Anyone have any advice/steps for adding functionality to SharePoint
pages that formats the page for printing? I haven't the foggiest idea
how this is done, but it would sure be helpful...



3 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Chantal Rosa     Answered On: Aug 04

Potentially you could add javascript to the page  or the page layout to
format the page by making some elements of the page, such as
navigation invisible.

Answer #2    Answered By: Kyla Eckert     Answered On: Aug 04

The easiest way that I've seen this done  is to create a print  Only
Cascading Style sheet. Then when you go to print the page  it uses that
CSS and filters out anything where you've marked display:none (for
example most of the navigation elements on the page). I've been playing
around with it, but haven't worked it all out yet, although I will be
presenting on how to do it at this Fall's SharePoint:Connections
conference. (I know that's a bit to far out to be helpful to you, but
it's a start.)

Answer #3    Answered By: Alisha Holmes     Answered On: Aug 04

Fall might work actually, although I don't know if I'll
be funded to go to the conference. Would you mind keeping this list
up-to-date on developments with regard to this? Whatever brilliance
you feel like sharing would be much appreciated.

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