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Posted on 2013-05-11
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Experts,

I have this form.
I have a button on it to print.
I think it is best to print a report instead of the form.

on the button of my form I have this:

Private Sub cmdPrintTheRpt_Click()

    DoCmd.OpenReport "rptStatus_TenderPerDeal", acViewNormal, "", "[ID]=[Forms]![frmStatus_TenderPerDeal]![ID]", acNormal

End Sub

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I basically am opening the report with the same ID as the the ID on the form.  Both report and form have the same recordsource (I saved the form as a report).  

When I press the button on the form, the code above returns a runtime error 2212:  "Cant print the report."...see pic below.  I got the code from online and I am not even sure why the code executes a PRINT because I dont see any code for PRINT (only OPEN).

How can I print the report but with the Where condition?  Any better ideas are welcome.  thank you.
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by:IrogSinta
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Try this:
DoCmd.OpenReport "rptStatus_TenderPerDeal", acViewNormal, "", "[ID]=" & Me.[ID], acNormal

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The above would work if ID is a Number data type.  If it is Text, you would need this instead:
DoCmd.OpenReport "rptStatus_TenderPerDeal", acViewNormal, "", "[ID]='" & Me.[ID] & "'", acNormal

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by:pdvsa
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Hi Irogsinta,

I see I had a misplaced quote...I still have that error though.  The fields are number fyi...

any other ideas?   thank you.
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by:IrogSinta
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Do you still get the same error if you just try printing without a criteria?
DoCmd.OpenReport "rptStatus_TenderPerDeal"
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by:pdvsa
ID: 39158854
Yes, I do  

but I dont have any errors if I add  acViewPreview :

DoCmd.OpenReport "rptStatus_TenderPerDeal", acViewPreview

What do you think now?  thank you
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 350 total points
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do you have any default printer setup for the report?
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by:pdvsa
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There is a default printer but it is the network printer and I am not connected....printer is at work.
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by:IrogSinta
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There's your problem.  Change it to use your default printer and not a specific printer.
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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< the network printer and I am not connected...>

that is the reason why you are getting the error
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