printing is incredibly slow.

I have a form with about 5 tables that are 2 or 3 columns wide by 5 columns deep the form has about 25 or 30 fields and it has a data entry subform with about 15 fields or so.  it takes up to 3 minutes sometimes to print.  I can repeat this even on my large HP laserjet 4050 with tons of memory.

is there a way to greyscale your forms when they print? or simply, how can i get these forms to print faster?
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Have you tried reinstalling the printer driver?

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everetjoAuthor Commented:
Yes, and to no avail.  i have three other computers and printers that have this error.  the printing is slow on all the printers.

The form runs in a frame
I would consiider creating a print-only version of the form that would launch into a separate window. You might also consider notes2paper which is designed to facilitate Notes pritning, where Notes's own printing engine more or less sucks.
everetjoAuthor Commented:
I Think I fixed the problem.  I ended up setting "" values for the remaining parameters in the FilePrint commmand.  This helped tremendously. Thanks to everyone's help.  
everetjoAuthor Commented:
Since both of your suggestions were equally very helpful in my troubleshooting, I'm going to split the points between you.
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