Printing Field Borders
stevef at upnaway.com
Wed Nov 16 14:52:28 CST 2005
I am having the same problem as described in the thread below (from
the archives 12th May 2005)
However I can't find the solution.
In my case printing bordered fields on Windows loses the left border.
I have posted a simple example in the user spaces, Programming/
On the Mac the fields appear to print much thicker than 1 pixel.
Any suggestions much appreciated
... the May thread
I have found by setting the *field* margins (not the printmargin) to a
*higher number* fixes most all text truncation issues. Please try it.
J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 5/12/05 2:19 AM, Timothy Due wrote:
>> Anyway, one problem I have been having is getting field borders to
>> print properly. I have read in these archives that when field
>> are butted-up together that can cause problems, but I am even having
>> problems in cases where the fields are not touching or near any
>> object. I have tried on 2 differrent systems (Win XP and 98) using 2
>> different printers, with inconsistent and unexpected results.
>> Commonly, the left and top border does not print.
>> Is this a bug in Rev? If so, is there any plan to have it fixed?
>> Alternatively, is there a viable workaround?
> It sounds like the printmargins are set so that they are cutting
> much of the top and left sides of the page. If it is only the
> the top left of the page that do this, then the margins are
> problem. Try setting a smaller printmargin (or setting it to 0, as a
> test) or else move your fields slightly closer to toward the
> the card and see what happens.
> If a field in the dead center of the card prints without part of its
> border, then there is something else wrong. Let us know if that
> and we'll brainstorm.
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