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Re: [DOCS] 7.4 official docs : Fonts?

From: "Henry B(dot) Hotz" <hotz(at)jpl(dot)nasa(dot)gov>
To: Michael Glaesemann <grzm(at)myrealbox(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [DOCS] 7.4 official docs : Fonts?
Date: 2003-11-29 10:40:39
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At 7:30 PM +0900 11/28/03, Michael Glaesemann wrote:
>On Friday, November 28, 2003, at 05:33 PM, Henry B. Hotz wrote:
>>Color works well on-screen with html.  Small-point-size italics are 
>>hard to read on-screen, agreed.
>>Italics work well on B&W printout with PDF.  (In general.  I'm not 
>>looking at the specific example.)
>>Can you map things somehow to get the best of both worlds?
>If you're talking about printing from the browser, you can have 
>separate style sheets with different media targets, so 
>media="screen" could have the color, while media="print" could have 
>italics. It's really flexible. At work I have a form letter that's 
>generated on screen, and includes all of the navigation for moving 
>around the site. When you print the page, the media="print" style 
>sheet omits the navigation, restyles the page with different fonts 
>and sizes, and adds the number we want to fax it to (Yes, I know. We 
>still use fax for a large part of our interoffice correspondence. 
>I'm trying to move us away from that, but it's a hard slog.)
>As for the PDF docs, they're formatting is indeed different. I 
>assume that the SGML to PDF path is different from the SGML to HTML 
>path (which is of course one of the benefits of using SGML).
>Is this what you mean?

Pretty much, yes.  I don't care much about printing html.  If I want 
to print I figure I'm better off getting a PDF.

I just don't want to have to use a color printer.
The opinions expressed in this message are mine,
not those of Caltech, JPL, NASA, or the US Government.
Henry(dot)B(dot)Hotz(at)jpl(dot)nasa(dot)gov, or hbhotz(at)oxy(dot)edu

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