is an option for notebooks that specifies the style environment to be used in printing the notebook on paper.


  • Style environments appropriate for printed output are typically substantially denser than those appropriate for onscreen display.


Basic Examples  (1)

Open a notebook file:

Check the current setting of PrintingStyleEnvironment:

This is how the printed page looks with the "Printout" style environment:

Change PrintingStyleEnvironment to change the appearance of the printout:

After closing the external PDF application, close the notebook and delete the temporary files:

Introduced in 1996