Is there a way to set the printer properties within my application in VBA?

My application developed in Access 2010 produces 2 forms which fill most of the page, top to bottom and side to side.  Most of my clients have no problem with this but I have 2 where the bottom of the form prints on a second page.  I have Page Setup on a shortcut menu in which they can change the bottom margin but it doesn't stick.

Is there a way to set the printer properties within my application in VBA?

Thanks in advance.

Clive BeatonAccess DeveloperAsked:
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
First: If you're printing a Form, you shouldn't be doing that. Create a Report and print that. Forms are for entering and editing data. Reports are for viewing and printing.

You can use the Printer object in VBA to modify some Printer properties:

Dim printer As Printer
printer = Application.Printer << the default printer
Printer.BottomMargin = YourValue

Note that you may have to open the report in Design view in order to do this. That's generally not a good idea in a deployed application. If this affects only two users, you might consider creating a second report and deploying that to those 2 users.

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Clive BeatonAccess DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks Scott,

I used the wrong terminology.  I print the 'form' as a report.

Looks like the second report for those users is the way to go.

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