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Printing in java - Create a table to print

i wonder if anyone can help.

I currently havea webapp that allows the user to print a table from the screen, and with css hide parts of the page that i do not want to print. But when there is a large number of rows in the table and it goes over 1 page, it looks messy and can cut halfway through a row.

I thought about using PrinterJob, but that creates a Graphice2d object for each page and then send it to the printer (if possible i could loop through the list(and for each page add 20 rows to it) but i have the problem that i do not have a clue how to create the tables using Graphice2d.

Cany anyone help me here, or have any suggestions how i can get this done.

Thanks

Ross
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TimYatesCommented:
http://css-discuss.incutio.com/?page=PrintingTables

Has lots of tips...  (like specifying a thead element to appear on every page)

But IE apparently still can break things when it feels like it...
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TheMajesticCommented:
hi,

For printing in java there is a print framework . u can use it .

The given link will give the details about it
http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-01-2001/jw-0105-print.html
http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/JTable.html#print()

i hope it will help u a lot
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RosscowieAuthor Commented:
Have managed to use iText to create a PDF in browser that the user can print, this givest them more ability to change setting.
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LunchyCommented:
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