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Hide text when printing?

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I have CR8.5 Dev and need to know how to hide footer b when printing my report.  If you are viewing the report on the screen then you will see the footer (which are 2 links that let you edit the record) but if you print the report this area will not be printed.

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by:mlmcc
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You can condtionally suppress a section but I don't know how to know if the report is previewed or printing.

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Any success?

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According to the crystal folks it cannot be done.  If it shows up on the report it will get printed.  
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Do you print from the preview or do you print from an application like a VB program?

If you use a program to print directly there are ways using a formula to suppress the fileds and sections.

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Was printing from preview while viewing it online.  
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I have asked CS to close the question and refund my points since I fixed this by calling Crystal and they said it cannot be done.
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Agree.  Might leave the question as a PAQ for future reference.

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