report printing advice

Rob Cozens rcozens at pon.net
Thu Dec 12 10:56:01 EST 2002


>I must print the group with headers and footers on each page. It's 
>probably going to be several pages.
>
>It seems like the best way to go would be to lock the screen and 
>copy each field onto a blank card, and then use "print card [from 
>topleft to rightbottom] [into pageRect]" and "print break" commands 
>to lay out the pages one chunk at a time. Print the headers and 
>footers in a similar manner.
>
>This is going to be a problem because I have fields that are side by 
>side columns, that are going to cross page boundaries.
>
>Any suggestions?

Hi Alex,

The only thought that comes to mind is to consolidate the report text 
into a single field and use the revPrintText command.  It gives you 
headers, footers, and pagination.
-- 

Rob Cozens
CCW, Serendipity Software Company
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"And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."

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