Draft Xbasic pages
These pages are a sample of the draft modified format for the XBasic HTML
docs, intended to improve the look when printed out.
They're on this site
because I got tired of battling with Yahoogroups login pages trying to upload
them to the XBasic area. So I stuck them here temporarily.
intended to be drafts for comment over the next week or two only. Unless
anyone has a brilliant idea or strong objections, I'll upload the complete
docs to the Proper Place (wherever that is).
After some discussion, I reinstated a pale background colour on the pages -
most browsers seem to default to NOT printing out the background, which is
Many, MANY thanks to Jacques Philippe, who wrote an XBasic program to
process all the HTML docs and did the bulk of the modifications according to
my suggestions. 90% of the work - and the credit - is his. If the
results are unsatisfactory, the blame is mine alone.
I wrote a page (answers_17.htm) intended to help in printing out the docs from
the HTML format. Comments or additional info (like how to change
the page size in MSIE) welcomed.
I also added to answers_16.htm, which had a very brief printing sample, a
short routine by David Szafranski which seems to print a line of text OK.
Again, any comments welcomed.
The sample pages are (use the Back button on your browser to return to this