[OSM-talk] can't print from wiki

Margie Roswell mroswell at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 21:10:54 GMT 2010

This printing issues on wiki.openstreetmap.org have not been addressed.

Who can fix this?

Andy did some great troubleshooting last week.

Can we make the openstreetmap.org wiki printable? Please??


On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 6:09 PM, Andy Allan <gravitystorm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 6:46 PM, Margie Roswell <mroswell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Can anyone figure this out, and enable straightforward printing on
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/JOSM/Guide, and similarly-affected
>> pages?
> The problem is that we are including the screen styles more than once,
> and the second time it's after the print style is defined.
> Section A:
>                <style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/
>                        @import "/skins/common/shared.css?164";
>                        @import "/skins/monobook/main.css?164";
>                /*]]>*/</style>
> Section B:
>                <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="print"
> href="/skins/common/commonPrint.css?164" />
> Section C:
>                <style type="text/css">/*<![CDATA[*/
> @import "/index.php?title=MediaWiki:Common.css&usemsgcache=yes&action=raw&ctype=text/css&smaxage=18000";
> @import "/index.php?title=MediaWiki:Monobook.css&usemsgcache=yes&action=raw&ctype=text/css&smaxage=18000";
> @import "/index.php?title=-&action=raw&gen=css&maxage=18000&useskin=monobook";
> /*]]>*/</style>
> The inclusion of section C without any media type is overwriting parts
> of the commonPrint.css and messing with the margins, making every page
> unprintable. When I remove this element (using Firebug in Firefox) the
> printing is much improved. It messes up the display of the language
> bar, so I wonder if it's been put there to make the language chooser
> work.
> Anyway, it's a problem, and hopefully this will help one of the devs
> figure out what's gone wrong. I've printed plenty from the wiki in the
> past, so I suspect something has changed.
> Cheers,
> Andy


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