Solved

Image in Access 2003 not appearing in preview or on printed report

Posted on 2006-07-13
5
273 Views
Last Modified: 2008-03-17
I am working with a databse that someone else set up.  The database uses a report object to generate a letter.  In order to properly colate the letters when they print, I have the report set up with two letters accross and two letters down for a total of four letters.  Everything works great, except that the image file that goes at the top of the letter does not show up on the 2nd or 4th pages to print, which are the two letters on the right-hand side of the screen in design view.  Originally there was only one letter.  I copied and pasted the image file, and it shows up in design view, but not in preview.  I can move the original image and the copy of it anywhere on the left hand side of the screen, and it is fine.  But when I move either the original or the copy to the right side of the screen, I have problems.  I know the image is there becasue if I move it on top of text, the text is blocked out with a white square where the image is, but it is blank.  So basically what I have is an image that displays properly if I place it on the left hand side of the crenn, but not the right.

Any ideas why this is happening and how to fix it?
0
Comment
Question by:jrimmele
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:stevbe
ID: 17108336
Wild guessing here ... make sure the Picture Type property is embedded rather than linked.
Also make sure the control type is Image and not and Unbound Object Frame of Bound Object Frame.

Steve
0
 

Author Comment

by:jrimmele
ID: 17109781
yes..both of those things are true - since I can move either image to the left side of the screen and have it work fine, my guess is there's someting in the page setup or form properties that is the issue, and nothing with the actual image itself
0
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:stevbe
ID: 17109972
<I have the report set up with two letters accross and two letters down for a total of four letters>

how are you doing this? is the detail section very wide and very tall so it is force printing on seperate pages?
0
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
stevbe earned 500 total points
ID: 17109994
ok ... must be ... I can now repeat the problem ... it looks like this is a bug in Access, can you refoprmat the report so it prints 4 pages top to bottom? If not maybe make 2 report objects and either call them back to back or try embedding them both in a master report as subreports, you can make the subreports small enoough to fit the design window and make the Can Grow property = True
0
 

Author Comment

by:jrimmele
ID: 17110702
I have to stay with one report object because th esource for the report is a query that returns multiple records.  The origianl purpose of reprogramming was to have everything print out already collated.  If I use two reports, it will print the first part for all the records, and then the second part for all the records which is more or less what we started with.

I deally, I would just put all four pages top to bottom, but the detail section will only allow two to fit, which is why I went with two accross and two down.  I will try to play around with the subreport idea and see if that works.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

This article is a continuation or rather an extension from Cascading Combos (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_5949.html) and builds on examples developed in detail there. It should be understandable alone, but I recommend reading the previous artic…
Regardless of which version on MS Access you are using, one of the harder data-entry forms to create is one where most data from previous entries needs to be appended to new records, especially when there are numerous fields and records involved.  W…
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…
In Microsoft Access, when working with VBA, learn some techniques for writing readable and easily maintained code.

930 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

14 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now