|Subject:||Re: problems with printing VERY LARGE report with pictures
|Date:||11 Mar 2011 15:40:56 -0500
|From:||"Dorothy Keyser" <email@example.com>
OMG, I think I've got it! It had to do with grouping and some property fiddling
with in a text field. I hope! Waiting to hear from the editor! Thanks
to everyone for your excellent suggestions.
"Kevin Zawicki" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Does it look OK on screen?
>I am working with a database with 4400+ entries, each one including a
>picture -- .gif
>or .jpg depending on when it was entered.
>Is the picture on the report? If so can you make a copy of the report and
>remove the picture and see if that is affecting it?
>>>> I've been working on this thing for about twenty years.
>Do you mean it has worked all this time and now is not working correctly?
>is this a new report?
>Make a copy of the report.
>Open copy in design mode and remove things one at time checking after each
>remove if it was causing the issue.
>(Often I remove half the things first time, then if OK, remove other half,
>etc to try and narrow it down.)
>Sometimes one object can move a lot around...
>"Dorothy Keyser" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> I am using Paradox 11 under Windows 7. I am working with a
>> database with 4400+ entries, each one including a picture -- .gif
>> or .jpg depending on when it was entered. I've been working on
>> this thing for about twenty years.
>> I have created a report that seems to do exactly what I want it
>> to, except that 1) when I run the report, I get overprints with
>> some of the fields -- and they don't seem to be the same entries
>> every time I run the report, and 2) when I try to print the report
>> to a printer or to a .pdf, some of the formatting gets lost -- especially
>> the line squeeze and field squeeze formatting.
>> Any help would be greatly appreciated.