Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Unable to get Crystal report in Color

Posted on 2006-11-06
10
Medium Priority
?
377 Views
Last Modified: 2006-12-13
I have made an Application using Visual Basic and using Database as Ms-Access and Report Tool as Crystal reports.
I have made a Pie chart ,Bar chart in Crystal reports when i am giving Print in Color Printer(name HP color Laser Jet 4650). I am getting the report in Black & white.What is the reason and how can i get this in Color.
When the same report i am exporting in Word Pad and then printing i am getting the report in Color.
Then why i am not getting directly from the application.
0
Comment
Question by:devdept
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 3
  • 2
10 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:MIKE
ID: 17889004
So when you export to .pdf  or .doc  are you able to print it in COLOR?

Is the printing operating correctly so that you have narrowed it down to Software and not hardware?


MikeV
0
 

Author Comment

by:devdept
ID: 17895933
When i am export to .pdf ,i am able to get color.

I didn't get this which u have written
"Is the printing operating correctly so that you have narrowed it down to Software and not hardware?"

Please let me know clearly.

0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:MIKE
ID: 17898700
Sorry I meant....PRINTER.... is the PRINTER operating properly....

I'm still thinking on this one too.. be in touch..

MIkeV
0
What’s Wrong with Your Cloud Strategy ?

Even as many CIOs are embracing a cloud-first strategy, the reality is that moving to the cloud is a lengthy process and the end-state is likely to be a blend of multiple clouds—public and private. Learn why multicloud solutions matter in this webinar by Nimble Storage.

 

Author Comment

by:devdept
ID: 17919938
Yes,the printer is working perfectly as i export to word or .pdf i am getting the report in color on the same printer,wheras if i give print directly from crystal report i am getting in Black and white.
Please i need the solution as soon as possible.
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
MIKE earned 1000 total points
ID: 17921632
When you design the report, you need to make sure you are designing it on a computer that has a color printer DESIGNATED as its DEFAULT printer.  

Crystal uses the default printer driver to render the report so if it's designed with a B&W printer then the color information may not be saved correctly.

Hope it helps..

MikeV
0
 

Author Comment

by:devdept
ID: 17924220
Yes i made a report by keeping Color Printer as Default Printer then i am getting that report in color.
But i have made lot of reports by keeping Default Printer as Black & white,then what is the solution to get that reports in Color.
Now i cannot delete and make once again as the reports are more.
Can u provide me any solution to get that reports in color.

Please let me know solution for this.
I will be very thankful of you.
0
 
LVL 101

Assisted Solution

by:mlmcc
mlmcc earned 1000 total points
ID: 17969959
You will have to open the reports and change the printer.

See this article on printer driver dependency
http://support.businessobjects.com/communityCS/TechnicalPapers/scrprinterdependency.pdf

mlmcc
0
 
LVL 101

Expert Comment

by:mlmcc
ID: 17969961
You might also check out rpt.Inspector to see if it can change the printer driver
http://www.softwareforces.com/Product/ri/pro/3/rptinspector.htm

mlmcc
0

Featured Post

How to Use the Help Bell

Need to boost the visibility of your question for solutions? Use the Experts Exchange Help Bell to confirm priority levels and contact subject-matter experts for question attention.  Check out this how-to article for more information.

Question has a verified solution.

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

I hate sub reports and always consider them the last resort in any reporting solution.  The negative effect on performance and maintainability is just not worth the easy ride they give the report writer.  Nine times out of ten reporting requirements…
There have always been a lot of questions related to when Crystal Reports evaluates report components (such as formulas, summaries, cross-tabs, charts, to name a few examples). Crystal Reports uses a two-pass reporting process to provide greater …
Video by: ITPro.TV
In this episode Don builds upon the troubleshooting techniques by demonstrating how to properly monitor a vSphere deployment to detect problems before they occur. He begins the show using tools found within the vSphere suite as ends the show demonst…
Is your data getting by on basic protection measures? In today’s climate of debilitating malware and ransomware—like WannaCry—that may not be enough. You need to establish more than basics, like a recovery plan that protects both data and endpoints.…

650 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