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Hey guys,

I'm trying to get the DIV backgrounds to show up when someone goes to print the page. All the text, embedded images come up just fine, now I need the DIV backgrounds to.

thanks,
Justin

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I realize that this doesn't help your cause, but it's something to consider - I think that there are other things you could be dedicating your time to implementing on your website. In this age, the display of a web page when it is printed is simply... well, not important. The important part is that it looks good on the screen, cross-browser. That's the whole idea behind the web page, is that it's something of an alternative to the distribution of publications and propaganda by paper.

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Yeah I know this, but it is what the client wants! But I believe that are satisfied with how it is now. Thank you.

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Whether or not the background image is printed is up to the browser, nothing you can do with code. It's a setting in the browser which decides whether or not to send background images to the printer. In IE7, click Tools->Internet Options->Advanced. Click the check box under Printing for print background colors and images. It's probably something similar in other browsers. I have many clients require this and they all use IE so I'm not sure about the others.

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Also, with the price of ink today, many people are using freeware programs to remove the background from printed documents to save ink and paper!!

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