recipes print outside border
When I print a recipe, the text prints outside the normal default border set up on my computer. Is there any way to remedy this?
Was there ever an answer to this question? It's really annoying, especially since using the "print" link on the recipe itself should generate the proper format -- isn't that what it's for?
I also tried highlightling the recipe and using "print -- selection" but that had the same problem.
re: Ruth Lafler
If your software has a function called print set up, you can adjust the default borders.
First, use print preview to determine if you need to change the borders. I usually change by trial and error, i.e., change borders, preview, change again if necessary.
I usually like to save recipes. I will highlight or copy the recipe, then paste the recipe into a word document. Word is a microsoft word processing product. After pasting the recipe, I save the document, using save as: insert title of recipe.
Doesn't seem to work -- it's not that the print is running off the page, but it seems to be cutting off for some reason.
I just went ahead and copied it into a word file, but that doesn't change the fact that if there's a button that says "print" incorporated into the page, it should work properly.
When chowhound was an amateur site -- a true labor of love -- I could forgive its foibles, but I expect a certain level of professional competence from a site run by a major electronic media outlet, and this is just one more thing that should work and doesn't. We're not talking cutting edge features here -- "printer friendly" commands for heavily formatted webpages are pretty standard features on commercial sites where it is anticipated people will want to print out the content (like a recipe).