[OSM-talk] can't print from wiki

Margie Roswell mroswell at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 22:17:53 GMT 2010


Did you try it?

It doesn't work for me.

Does that work for anybody?

I vote for just making the page print properly by default, without the
need for an extra paramater (that most people won't know about.)

In any case, the parameter doesn't work for me.

Margie

On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Milo van der Linden <milo at dogodigi.net> wrote:
> Will it do if you use the simple mediawiki "printable=yes" parameter when
> using a url?
>
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/?printable=yes&title=Main_Page
>
> kind regards,
>
> Miblon
>
>
> Margie Roswell wrote:
>>
>> 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??
>>
>> Margie
>>
>> 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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