Unable to set the PaperSize property of the PageSetup class

Posted on 2004-10-01
Last Modified: 2008-01-16
Can someone tell me why I am getting this error:

Unable to set the PaperSize property of the PageSetup class

on the following line:

.PaperSize = xlPaperLetter

Question by:DanielAttard
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That looks like an excel constant to me...

Can you post all the code..

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ID: 12205683

.PaperSize = 1

1 = xlPaperLetter in Excel
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If you are using Access 2003, i found this which should help you mate

        .Copies = 1
        .Orientation = acPRORLandscape
        .Duplex = acPRDPVertical
        .PaperBin = acPRBNAuto
        .PaperSize = acPRPSLetter
        .PrintQuality = acPRPQMedium

acPRPSLetter = 1 so the last comment should have worked too


Author Comment

ID: 12205796
Thanks Flavo.  I think my problem here relates to the fact that my default printer is not working.  I cannot see the properties of it because "the print spooler service" is not started.  once i change to a different, working default printer, it seems to work.

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