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Hi
I am having a problem with my project and crystal reports
i am using vb6 and crystal reports 7

i have about 100 reports in the project
now i have noticied that sometimes if i click on the printer icon in a report, to print, it does not print, all that comes up is the print dialog box, then if u click ok, then it does not send thru the report to the printer que

has anyone else experienced this problem ?]
it prints fine out of word or excel

thanx

Craig
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Do the reports print eventually after trying to print several times?  Or do some reports not print at all?

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It seems like now all the reports do not print at all

so it is weird, like some sort of corruption

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You might try reinstalling VB or Crystal.  Make sure you have the reports and the project backed up to disk (preferably twice)

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Hi there mlmcc
I have found the problem
crystal is weird

my dev pc was hooked upto a printer on a pc on the network,
Someone removed the printer of the pc and put on another pc with out telling me. So what happended when i opened the source oriject, all the reports where pointing to a printer that no longer existed. So when i comiled the new version of the softwate, it all stopped printing.

So i then had to go manually into each report and reset the printer to the new pc i am printing to . Also in each report the report paper size then defaulted to Letter in stead f A4. Anyway once i had gone thu all the reports, i recompiled and tested and it worked 100 %

Interesting hey
well that is one for the archives for crystal.

Thanx for the input anyway

here are the points

thanx

Cheers

Craig
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thanx again for the help
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I agree.  I'll have to watch for that as we roll out our application and all the reports.

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good luck
have a great weekend

cheers

Craig
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