html tag for page break?

Mark Brownell gizmotron at earthlink.net
Thu May 20 22:05:10 EDT 2004


On Thursday, May 20, 2004, at 06:27  PM, Pat Trendler wrote:

> I am using htmlText and revPrintText to print from scrollable fields 
> from
> various cards. How can I force a page break where I want it?
>
> Thanks for any assistance.
>
> Pat Trendler


I would put the htmlText of your scrollable field into a variable. You 
might need to deliberately strip all cr & return chars so that you have 
one long string in the variable and then replace "</p>" with ("</p>" & 
return). Anyway I would count out the number of lines, select an 
appropriate line to cut at, check it for number of chars and cut it 
down to a size that fits a printed page and add "</p>" to the end of 
the cut point. Then start the next page from the cut point with "<p>"

I wouldn't be surprised if there was a way or better way to set page 
lengths before printing. I've never tried to do this. Sounds like a 
nice feature to have though.

Mark



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