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can't print form image to this type of printer in vb6

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I have the following vb6 code.

If MsgBox("This record has been saved.  Would you like to print?", vbYesNo Or vbQuestion, "Print Record") = vbYes Then
    Printer.Orientation = vbPRORLandscape
    frmRegistrationSYAB.PrintForm
    Printer.Orientation = vbPRORLandscape
    frmRegistrationSYAB2.PrintForm
End If

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I get the error on line 5 "can't print form image to this type of printer"

Why is this happening?
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Question by:al4629740
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by:Martin Liss
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What is your default printer?
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make a call to the Printer.EndDoc method after each PrintForm method call :

If MsgBox("This record has been saved.  Would you like to print?", vbYesNo Or vbQuestion, "Print Record") = vbYes Then
    Printer.Orientation = vbPRORLandscape
    frmRegistrationSYAB.PrintForm
    Printer.EndDoc
    Printer.Orientation = vbPRORLandscape
    frmRegistrationSYAB2.PrintForm
    Printer.EndDoc
End If

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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/242483
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Does the printer have the ability to print landscape?
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That worked.  Thanks!
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