Sizing Reports

Posted on 2003-03-02
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Last Modified: 2009-07-16
Im trying to make a receipt, but I do not want to print on 8.5 x 11 inch paper, rather I would like to use 5.5 x 8.5.  Is their a way to decide in Access what size the paper should be aside from in the printer options? Are their any report options that could be used?  Also, I can size the form in design view to be exactly 5.5 x 8.5, but when doing a print preview, it obviously displays it on a full sheet. Any solutions?
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Alan Warren earned 800 total points
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Open the report in design view.
goto file > Page Setup > Choose the page tab

In the Paper size section choose user defined paper size

set your size then save the report

Your report will always use this setting.

I dont know of any way to do this programatically, and since it is a once only procedure, why bother?

Regards Alan

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Just one more remark:
Be sure to switch off the autocorrect option, otherwise the custom printer settings will get lost regularly.
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