Weird Output from revPrintField

Howard Bornstein bornstein at
Thu Oct 3 14:00:07 EDT 2002

Hi Joe,

I ran into exactly this problem and it appeared on various different 
versions of Windows (but not always). I reported it to RunRev but they 
never responded about it. I unfortunately had to release a commercial app 
with this bug in it.

As best as I can tell, it may be related to old print drivers on the 
target machine. If you have control over this, try updating to the latest 
print driver for your printer and see if that fixes the problem (I'd be 
very interested if this is so).

>And yes, I've also tried inserting the old revShowPrintDialog command in 
>front of the revPrintField command, but that never does anything even with 
>both options set to true.

Yes, this appears to be another print bug. If you use revShowPrintDialog 
true,true in any version of Windows before a revPrintField command (at 
least this has been my experience), the print dialog box is never shown. 
It just spools to the printer and prints.

We need to get RunRev to fix this. It's embarassing to release products 
with these kind of bugs.

Howard Bornstein
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