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We are in the progres of developing an application with Delphi 3.0. And we want now to create the programs which generates output on a printer. We have looked at quickreport 2 but we can't (so it seems) use it.
We must have full control in our program over which band is printed when and in which order the bands are printed, and not the way quickreport does. We are having a complex structure of statements when to print a band and in which order the bands are printed. For example we want to print the 2e detail band in some situation before the first or print a differend heading based upon the data. In other words all bands are detail band and the data specifies in which order and if a band is printed.
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The best way I found of doing this is as you are
processing your data to write the lines, header,
footers etc out to a TMemo.

This gives you complete control over what is
written when, and over the font size etc.

Then you simple read the TMemo and print it.
(If you include a few special characters
you can trap these after reading the memo
and before printing the lines. This will
eneable you to switch fonts, eject pages,
etc.

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Thanks for the quick answer. But we think that it isn't what we want. We don't want to interrupt the printing process because the process can be some where in the world  
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This one is on us!
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