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Adobe ColdFusion 8 Web Application Construction Kit, Volume 1: Getting Started by Charlie Arehart, Raymond Camden, Ben Forta

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Creating Printable Pages

It’s long been a hassle to easily generate printable content from within Web pages, and this is a source of serious aggravation for Web application developers (all developers, not just ColdFusion developers). Considering that a very significant chunk of Web application development tends to be data reporting and presentation type applications, this is a big problem.

The truth is, Web browsers just don’t print Web pages properly, so developers have had to resort to complex and painful work-arounds to put content in a printable format.

ColdFusion solves this problem simply with the <cfdocument> family of tags.

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