Crystal Reports PrintReport  "-1 is not a valid value for value.  value must be greater than or equal to 0."

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I'm making a class that sends to the printer a document after saving the GUID of the record and the type of document in a table. I've made all my reports in Crystal Reports 9 in Visual Studio 2003, so, for me it was natural to use the Crystal Report ReportViewer class inside my class in order to print the document after I save it. Also I didn't know another solution cause I don't how to catch the click event of the print button of the ReportViewer.

Initially I inherited from this class (ReportViewer) and overrided the PrintReport method but the problem remained the same. So that's why I made it in the way i present it now.

The problem is that after I save the document in the database, and then perform the PrintReport method of the CrystalReportViewer I receive this error:

A first chance exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' occurred in system.drawing.dll
Additional information: '-1' is not a valid value for 'value'.  'value' must be greater than or equal to 0.

my class definitiion is this :

Friend Class PrintRegister
        'Define event
        Public Event Printed(ByVal sender As Object)

        Private m_PrintType As Int64
        Private m_SYSGUID As String

        Dim m_CrystalViewer As CrystalDecisions.Windows.Forms.CrystalReportViewer

        Public Sub New(ByVal PrintType As Int64, ByVal GUID As String)
            m_CrystalViewer = New CrystalDecisions.Windows.Forms.CrystalReportViewer
            m_PrintType = PrintType
            m_SYSGUID = GUID
        End Sub

        Public Sub New(ByVal ReportSource As Object, ByVal PrintType As Int64, ByVal GUID As String)
            m_CrystalViewer = New CrystalDecisions.Windows.Forms.CrystalReportViewer
            Me. m_PrintType = PrintType
            Me.m_SYSGUID = GUID
            m_CrystalViewer.ReportSource = ReportSource
        End Sub

        Public Sub RecordAndPrint()

            'Prepare for saving
            Dim _MyRegister As New myRegister.Register
            Dim Reg As New Register.S_PRINT_Reg
            With Reg
                .PRINTTYPE = m_PrintType
                .REGGUID = m_SYSGUID
            End With

            _MyRegister.Save(Reg, g_SessionID)

            'Free memory

            'Print the document
            m_CrystalViewer.PrintReport()  ' <----------------------- Here is the error

            RaiseEvent Printed(Me)
        End Sub

    End Class

And this is how I call it:

Dim cr as new crptMyReport
Dim xsd as new xsdSource

xsd = ReturnData()


  Dim Register As New PrintRegister(cr, xsd.Tables(0).Rows(0).Item("SYSGUID"))

Catch (ex as Message)
  msgbox err.number, ex.message
End Try

Am I using a wrong approach? How can i fix this problem or do you have a better solution?

Thanks in advance
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I got this error too, what I did was instead of using Print method
of the crystal report viewer using the "PrintToPrinter" method of the report
document. Like:


The methods takes the following parameters:
PrintToPrinter (int nCopies, bool collated, int startPage, int endPage)

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