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Posted on 2013-05-31
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Hello All,
Please find attached how the report has to be printed on a Drug label.
The printing paper would be the size as in the screenshot so the report that I have to develop will be printed on the paper size as in the screenshot.
Please advice how it can be done.Iam using crystal 2008.
Thanks.
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Question by:Star79
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by:mlmcc
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You can control the size of the report through the page size you set.

Do you use a standard label from Avery?

Check the PRINTER SETUP

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by:Star79
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Hello mlmcc,
is there a way that on a particular label I be able to print only 5 drugs.
Thanks.
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by:mlmcc
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What do you mean?

WHat size are the lablels?

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by:Star79
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The size of the labels are:
4-inch by 3-inch.
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by:mlmcc
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One way would be to use a variable to count the records and use the NEW PAGE AFTER the when the count is 5

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by:Star79
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what can be done if there 2 detail section details a and details b
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What is in each detail section?

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by:Star79
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Hello Mlmcc,
Please find attached the screenshot of the layout.
The report should print only 5 rono in the detail section
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Try this

In the report header and group header add a formula
WhilePrintingRecords;
Global NumberVar RecordCount;
RecordCount := 0;
""

In Details A add a formula
WhilePrintingRecords;
Global NumberVar RecordCount;
RecordCount := RecordCount  + 1;
""

In the section expert
Select DETAILS B
Click the formula button to the right of NEW PAGE AFTER
WhilePrintingRecords;
Global NumberVar RecordCount;

RecordCount  MOD 5 = 0

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