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CSS not picked up when printing from IE6

PaulMRogers asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-08
I've an issue that I can't seem to find any information on despite having googled for a while. The jsp pages on our site displays fine in a variety of browsers including IE6. When I try to print from IE6 however all formatting is lost. The pages print fine from Firefox, Safari etc but not IE6. The odd thing is that if I save one the pages locally as html, then open it up in IE6 and print out, it outputs the page to the printer with the correct CSS. It appears as though the CSS is not being picked up at all when we print from IE6. Our CSS files are declared thus:

<link rel="stylesheet" media="all" type="text/css" href="main.css" />
<link rel="stylesheet" media="all" type="text/css" href="apps.css" />
<!--[if gte IE 6]>
<link rel="stylesheet" media="all" type="text/css" href="ie6.css" />
<link rel="stylesheet" media="print" type="text/css" href="print.css" />

The print.css file overrides some styles in main.css so that it prints ok (at least on browsers other than IE6). It renders fine in all browser windows so I'm at a loss as to why it wouldn't print ok.

Does anyone have any experience of this or know what the cause/solution may be? Thanks in advance for your help.
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