Printing Databases

This will be a moot point by  August 14th, so if you want to answer, please hurry!
I'm fairly new to Delphi (2.0), and I am looking for a simple straightforward way to print out my databases. I can view them fine on screen, but I haven't yet found a no-fuss method of printing what I see straight to the printer. QuickReport is a bit confusing to me right now, so some hand-holding and guidance would be appreciated!
kkvdAsked:
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ZifNabConnect With a Mentor Commented:
kkvd,

QuickReport is shipped with the CD from D2 ... it's pure Delphi code.

To answer :

1.Choose File | Page Setup. The Page Setup dialog boxappears.
2.Specify page size, orientation, and margins as desired, then choose OK.

Regards, Zif.
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kkvdAuthor Commented:
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ZifNabCommented:
If you really are in a hurry, then I suggest to look for a DBGrid print component :

Here are some :

 www.torry.ru/vcl/grids/oddataprn.zip (10$)
 www.torry.ru/vcl/print/lptgrd.zip (25$)
 www.torry.ru/vcl/print/printrec.zip (FWS) prints current record of datasource
 www.torry.ru/vcl/print/pageprnt.zip (FWS) GREAT component! But print table = beta release, maybe you can fix it in a short time! Benifit : full preview and great print component for FREE.

Regards, Zif.

We can offcourse guide you with QR, but then you've to give us the layout, ...


 
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kkvdAuthor Commented:
ZifNab,

Thanks for the sites, but for several reasons I must do my printing within the bounds of Delphi (no "cheating" - others will take this stuff and add to it without the benefit of my third-party additions). I'm afraid I'll have to do it the hard way.  Tell me what you need and I'll e it to you.  I'll up the points some, too. (Hope I'm not being too stingy with them...)

K
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ZifNabCommented:
kkvd,

with these components it will still be within the bounds of delphi, because this are components! you make your program in delphi with components? not? Well, these are own -made components (just like the TDBGrid component), place them on your form and up you go. It are all Delphi components = made with delphi source- code.

If you still want to do it with more programming, then we best use QR? or do you have a better idea? Next give me a sample of your database, what has to be printed, etc.

Zif.
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kkvdAuthor Commented:
Hi Zif!

Got my report figured out in ReportSmith, and now all I need to do is get the thing to print in landscape instead of portrate. Then I'm done!  I'm using the basic print command for tReport...

K
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ZifNabCommented:
kkvd, you do know that Reportsmith is an add-on... (I thought you didn't want that) QR isn't a add-on.
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kkvdAuthor Commented:
Okay, to clarify yes, I understand it isn't pure Delphi code, but my real intent is to keep it within the bounds of what is supplied with the installation cd, that's all.
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ZifNabCommented:
Which version are you using of D? Delphi 2.0 ships with QR.
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kkvdAuthor Commented:
ReportSmith v.3.0.
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