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Suppress Printer Dialog when printing Crystal Report

Posted on 2002-06-04
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I sometimes want to print a series of the same report in a loop- and I do NOT want the "printer? copies? coallated?" dialog box to pop up.

How can I suppress the printer dialog?
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first off

wich version of everything are you using?

there are some properties in the report that allow you to
disable the dialog box.



using the OCX.

myreport.copiestoprinter=3

from:
http://www.mobileapps.com/products/parallelcrystal/PCREDocumentation/AutomationServer/HTMLQuickReference/Report.html#PrintOut


RDC:
PrintOut(PromptUser, NumberOfCopy, Collated, StartPageNumber, StopPageNumber, OutputFileName)

The PrintOut method prints out the specified pages of the report to the default printer specified in the report.

Parameters:
 
PromptUser
 (Optional) But only FALSE is acceptable with the MAS product.
Specifies Boolean value indicating if the user should be prompted for printer options.
 
NumberOfCopies
 (Optional) Specifies the number of report copies you want printed.
 
Collated
 (Optional) Specifies Boolean value specifying whether or not you want the report copies collated.
 
StartPageNumber
 (Optional) Specifies the first page you want printed.
 
StopPageNumber
 (Optional) Specifies the last page you want printed.
 
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Report.PrintOut(False)

This did it, thanks.

For the record: VB 6.0
CR Developer, Product Type: Full, Product 8.5.0.217
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