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The second issue is headers and footers. HTML and Excel don't have them, but PDF does.

As per my earlier post -- you can utilize the proposed W3 extensions for this. For example, see this fragment taken from CSS Print to put a running page count at the bottom of pages:

<style> @page { counter-increment: pages; @bottom-center { font-family: Times, Palatino, serif; font-size: 12pt; font-weight: normal; content: "Page " counter(pages); } } </style>

Sure, a lot of these standards are proposed/preliminary, but I think they offer a good place to start because a group of people have already been thinking about these sorts of challenges.

-xdg

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In reply to Re^3: PDF::Template redesign - I want your ideas! by xdg
in thread PDF::Template redesign - I want your ideas! by dragonchild

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