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How to add a print button on a web page

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How do  I add a print button on a web page in Front Page so that my viewers can print the page without using their browser's print function?
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Top Expert 2005

Commented:
Here's what you need:

<html>
<head>
<script type="text/javascript">
function printpage()
{
window.print()
}
</script>
</head>

<body>
<form>
<input type="button" value="Print this page"
onclick="printpage()">
</form>
</body>

</html>

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Commented:
Can you please tell me how to insert this into the html page in front page on the page that I want to display the button.
THanks
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Commented:
Thanks, I will give it a try. I have been away from the computer for a few days. Tonight, I will try this solution for the print function and let you know how it works. I appreciate the help. I'll give it a try right now.

Author

Commented:
Ok I am sorry, but I don't get it.  Can you try explaining one more time.  Thanks a million.

Author

Commented:
YES!   IT worked!  THANKS!  This is so wonderful.  Is there a way to print the form without printing the shared borders on the webpage?  THANKS!
Top Expert 2005

Commented:
You're welcome!  Seems like once you do this sort of thing once or twice it seems so simple :)

I'm not sure about the shared border thing, though.  I believe that's a browser feature and I'm not sure you can turn that off even with scripting.  But, it should only be a Firefox thing - I don't see the border in IE if that helps at all.

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