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The CSS Working Group has published an updated Working Draft of CSS Paged Media. This module describes the page model that partitions a flow into pages. It adds functionality for page size and orientation, headers and footers. Finally it extends generated content to enable page numbering.
This is the first official publication since 2006, and incorporates a ton of edits by Hewlett-Packard editors Melinda Grant and Elika Etemad between then and 2009, as well as additional improvements by Kozea editor Simon Sapin over the last six months. Aside from reorganizing the spec and generally tightening up details everywhere, significant changes since the last Working Draft are listed in the Changes section. Substantially,
@page rules can take multiple comma-separated selectors with multiple pseudo-classes, and page-margin boxes have a completely new layout algorithm.
Future revisions of this module are expected to define the interaction of page size with Media Queries and viewport-percentage lengths and add an updated CSSOM API for the
In related news, the CSS Print Profile has also been updated: it’s status is now a WG Note, as it exists mainly for historical and reference purposes. Changes since the last draft are just updating references and updating from the early
fit-position proposals to the final
object-position properties defined in CSS3 Images.
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