Add logo when printing from browser

This may sound a little odd but what I want to do is print a logo (jpg) with the article content when the user selects print from the gray print drop down menu on the page. Same logo for every page printed from this site.

I don't want the logo in the article.

http://orderfiltersnow.com/
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Paul RiskoAsked:
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Chris StanyonWebDevCommented:
Normally, what you'd do here is to add a stylesheet for just the print media.

<link rel="stylesheet" media="print" href="myPrintStyles.css">

You could then include a DIV in your page with an ID of printLogo:

<div id="printLogo">
   <img src="myLogo.jpg" />
</div>

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In your normal stylesheet, set it to be hidden:

#printLogo { display: none; }

And then in you print stylesheet, set it to display block:

#printLogo { display: block; }

This way it will only show up when you print

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Paul RiskoAuthor Commented:
Ok. I will do that later. Thanks!
Paul RiskoAuthor Commented:
Works but now my drop down menu is gone.
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Chris StanyonWebDevCommented:
In your template.css, line 1, you've set a lot of other things to display: none, including header, footer and nav - the nav is what contains your dropdown.

All I meant was that you needed to hide the #printLogo using it's own rule:

#printLogo {
  display: none; 
}

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Paul RiskoAuthor Commented:
Like so should be fine?

img {
      max-width: 100%;
      width: auto \9;
      height: auto;
      vertical-align: middle;
      border: 0;
      -ms-interpolation-mode: bicubic;
}
#printLogo {
  display: none;
}
#map_canvas img,
.google-maps img {
      max-width: none;
}
Chris StanyonWebDevCommented:
Yeah - that should do it.
Paul RiskoAuthor Commented:
Do you know if there is a way I can include

<link rel="stylesheet" media="print" href="/print_styes.css">
<div id="printLogo"><img src="http://www.orderfiltersnow.com/images/headers/mainlgog.jpg" alt=""/></div>

Every time I start a new article with out having to paste it every time?
It's not a big deal to paste it. I'm just afraid I'll forget later on.
Chris StanyonWebDevCommented:
No idea. If your site is template based, then you could add it to a template, but it'll depend on how your site is set up.
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