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Print Templates, Part VI: Interactive Margin Settings: A Final Word - Doc JavaScript


Print Templates, Part VI: Interactive Margin Settings

A Final Word

In this column we concluded our series on print templates. We explained how to provide a user interface for changing the page margins, and how to re-paginate as a consequence of active print area changes. We taught you how to install three event handlers for the mousedown, mousemove, and mouseup events. We explained how to hide and show the margin dashed lines that move with the mouse while dragging the margin markers. We showed you how to pop up tool tips and how to set their properties. We explained how to convert from inches to pixels, and how to print a number with a specific accuracy. We also reviewed the special initialization you need to do in template8.html.

In this column you have learned:

You could see the full code listing of template8 on Page 8. You could load it from the enclosed zipped file.

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