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page will always fill your browser window. This
is because the page is built from tables that
are defined as a percentage of the window as
opposed to a fixed number of pixels. This
requires more computation on the part of the
browser but with a simple static page the
slowdown is not too bad. Having the page
fill the browser window is beneficial and a
secondary benefit is that most browsers use the
window concept as an equivalent to a printed
page. This gives some control over the
web page's relation to the printed page.
By defining a web page with 20 tables
that are defined as 100% of the width and
height of the window the printer will print out
20 pages. Similarly, several tables can
be used as is done to the above page as long as
some integral number of tables are defined with
percentages that add to 100% in
For Opera: Open "Files/Print options...". Check "Print page background" if desired. Uncheck "Print headers and footers" as well as "Fit to paper width". Set margins to 0.5. Click on "Paper and orientation" and set the orientation to "Landscape". Open "Files/Print". Set print range from 1 to 1 in order to suppress the printing of this instruction box. Open "Files/Print Preview" to see what the page will look like.
For Explorer: Open "Files/Page Setup". Clear contents of header and footer box. Set margins to 0.3. You can open "Files/Print Preview to see what page will look like. Open "Files/Print" and set range from 1 to 1 in order to suppress the printing of this instruction box. Explorer will convert all colored backgrounds to white and all text to black.
This page is created for
display on a 24 inch 1920x1200 monitor. If you
have the means I highly recommend picking one
up. The page is optimized for the Opera web
Authoring: This site is created with nVu, the free composer program that originated with Netscape and Mozilla.
Our Guarantee: No Frames, no Java, no Swift C, no cookies, no cascading style sheets, no Dot-Net monopoly bully and no Active Server Pages. Minimal graphics and no audio without request. Most documents in this site are available on pdf format and those will have full graphics content. We also make the source documents available whether Excel or Word or Autocad. We believe engineering and technology are an art. Free sharing and expression are more important than small-minded monopoly rent-seeking. Feel free to use the files and materials on this site. Good luck with your projects.