Problem with revShowPrintDialog
bornstein at designeq.com
Sun Aug 4 01:07:01 EDT 2002
There seems to be several problems associated with the revShowPrintDialog
command (at least in Mac OS 9).
If you set both parameters to false, instead of simply printing, both the
page setup and print dialog are shown (just as if you had set the
parameters to true). Secondarily, if you cancel out of the print, a blank
page is printed anyway.
For example, I put this script in a button on a stack with a single field
in it (printfield):
revprintField ("field" && quote & "printfield" & quote)
After clicking the button, both page setup and print dialog boxes are
shown. When I click cancel, a blank page is always printed.
However, if I execute a revShowPrintDialog outside of the handler once
with the params set to false, then clicking the button acts as expected.
So if I put this openstack handler in the stack:
After opening the stack the above button script works properly.
While the docs say:
"If you use the revShowPrintDialog command outside a handler where a
revPrintField or revPrintText command is executed, the revShowPrintDialog
command has no effect. The command sets printing options only for the
currently executing handler."
on my system this is not true.
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