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ok,
i have a php dcument that has a number of tables in. I want to be able to choose where the page break will be within the tables. e.g. i only want 3 tables per sheet of paper then the next 3 tables and so on. Is there an easy way to do this with css?

many thanks

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It's called 'paged

It's called 'paged media'

Have a read through the specs to familiarize yourself with these properties. In use check thoroughly cross browser.

http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/page.html

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Guess which browser is going

Guess which browser is going to give you the most trouble.

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IE?

IE?

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TheStalker wrote:IE? You

TheStalker wrote:

IE?

You win! Or do we all lose? I forget.

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It isn't going to give me

It isn't going to give me any problem :shrug: IE dosen't support them, tough; can't do much about that, still going to ensure that at least some browsers have a chance Smile

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kind of got it working using

kind of got it working using this

table{
page-break-after:always
}

but IE prints an extra page at the end. Also Really wanted it to work using the

div{
page-break-after:always
}

but it dosnt work at all Sad

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PDF is the way to go,

PDF is the way to go, browser printing is largely a waste of time if you need any sort of real layout control.

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im starting to think the

im starting to think the same thing. Although its wired why it works with the table and not with div as i want 3 tables then the next 3 table etc etc.... :?

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ok this now

ok this now works

div{
page-break-after : always;
}
 
<div>
{code here}
</div>

IE still prints an extra page off, where firefox does'nt. Is this IE just being IE or is there a way i can fix it ??

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RE: ok this now

try using page-break-before:always; instead and put the div in the beginning of your loop.

NOTE: i'm not PHP expert, but something like this

for ( $counter = 0; $counter <= upperbound; $counter += 1) {
if ( $counter % 3 == 0 ) {
	echo "<div style='page-break-before:always'></div>";
}
	echo "<table><tr><td>";
	echo $counter;
	echo "</td></tr></table>";
}

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this just gives me a blank

this just gives me a blank page at the begining Shock

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how about this....

how about this....

for ( $counter = 0; $counter <= upperbound; $counter += 1) {
if ( ($counter % 3 == <img src="https://csscreator.com/sites/all/modules/smileys/packs/Roving/innocent.png" title="Innocent" alt="Innocent" class="smiley-content" /> && ($counter > <img src="https://csscreator.com/sites/all/modules/smileys/packs/Roving/innocent.png" title="Innocent" alt="Innocent" class="smiley-content" /> ) {
	echo "<div style='page-break-before:always'></div>";
}
	echo "<table><tr><td>";
	echo $counter;
	echo "</td></tr></table>";
}