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Opera Headers and Footers when printing
can I control them?
ergophobe




msg:1587122
 11:08 pm on Mar 9, 2006 (gmt 0)

Firefox lets me decide what goes into the headers and footers when printing. Opera 8.51 seems to have no such option that I can find. I woudl settle for printing headers but not footers, but would prefer to have more control. Basically, I want to have the pages numbered, but no other headers and footers if possible.

Thanks

 

outrun




msg:1587123
 11:15 pm on Mar 9, 2006 (gmt 0)

Select File then Select Print Options then Unselelect Headers and footers.

ergophobe




msg:1587124
 11:21 pm on Mar 9, 2006 (gmt 0)

Sorry, but that's the problem. I don't want the all or nothing option, I want to be able to control how they print, like in firefox where I can print just a page number or the page number and the date and so forth.

first preference: full control like Firefox
second preference: would settle for being able to turn on headers but keep footers turned off.

Is this really correct that it's just all or nothing? It can't be so.

outrun




msg:1587125
 11:39 pm on Mar 9, 2006 (gmt 0)

Sorry for jumping the gun, I dont think there is a user friendly way to do this in the latest opera weekly which is the only one I have on this machine, opera:config can only toggle headers on or off, but it also toggles footers on and off its probably a work in progress.

ergophobe




msg:1587126
 12:11 am on Mar 10, 2006 (gmt 0)

Okay. I cant' find anything either. I've looked through the opera.ini file and all the settings. This kind of blows me away. Every once in a while I give Opera a try, but I always end up going back to Firefox because of simple things like that. I want it to print with the page title and page number in the header, but no file name and, above all, no date in the footer. Arrgghhhhh!

Thanks anyway.

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