[Webinar] Streamline your web hosting managementRegister Today

x
?
Solved

Crystal Report 5.0 problems

Posted on 1998-01-29
9
Medium Priority
?
171 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
compiler: VB 16 bit
problem:
install by disks produced with VB 16 Application setup Wizard on client machine give me:
- different result between print preview and print (effective)
- the difference occur on machine (windows 95) where the application is installed the second time, not where it is the first

Already checked the date of:
- application (.exe)
- report (.rpt)
- crystl16.ocx

Any suggestion ????
It's quite urgent

Bye Santo
0
Comment
Question by:camporelle
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
9 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:shogi
ID: 1454133
The second time you install your stuff your report (.rpt) change?
0
 

Author Comment

by:camporelle
ID: 1454134
Yes, the second time the report changes, but the contents of the install directory was previously deleted, and I checked the report's date was correct.
Maybe some problems with other files required from Crystal (I am working with 5.0,6,97 in italian language)

Bye and thank you for your attention
0
 

Author Comment

by:camporelle
ID: 1454135
I sent a comment to you on 01/30/98, and I am
waiting to hear from you for an answer to my question
What about it ???
0
The new generation of project management tools

With monday.com’s project management tool, you can see what everyone on your team is working in a single glance. Its intuitive dashboards are customizable, so you can create systems that work for you.

 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:shogi
ID: 1454136
Did you look if you had the good CRPE.DLL (it's the print engine for Crystal)?


0
 

Author Comment

by:camporelle
ID: 1454137
The crpe.dll has a different date; I copied the latest on the machine giving the problem;
 I copied the correct crpe.dll by hand in the windows\system directory.
neverless it works the same bad way.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:shogi
ID: 1454138
Can you make a test, put your program in a other directory and look if it's working?  (It'll give me more information about your problem)
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
ggnabasik earned 400 total points
ID: 1454139
If I understand your question correctly, you are having a problem printing a report because what you see on the screen is not what you get on the printout.  This is generally due to the printer driver used to on the machine where the report was created being different than the one on the machine where the report is generated.  Crystal imbeds all sorts of information in the .RPT file about the database and printer driver.  Hope this helps.
0
 

Author Comment

by:camporelle
ID: 1454140
I found out the problem:
it was a printer driver with bugs !!
Replacing the driver with the compatible one from HP it worked well !!
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:ggnabasik
ID: 1454141
Congrats...won't be the first time.  We develop all our reports with the standard HP Laserjet printer driver and then deal with issues that people report when printing to other printers.  
0

Featured Post

Never miss a deadline with monday.com

The revolutionary project management tool is here!   Plan visually with a single glance and make sure your projects get done.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The debugging module of the VB 6 IDE can be accessed by way of the Debug menu item. That menu item can normally be found in the IDE's main menu line as shown in this picture.   There is also a companion Debug Toolbar that looks like the followin…
You can of course define an array to hold data that is of a particular type like an array of Strings to hold customer names or an array of Doubles to hold customer sales, but what do you do if you want to coordinate that data? This article describes…
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month9 days, 13 hours left to enroll

591 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question