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 David Parker
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Subject: RE: ERROR ... in FAQ on the subject
Thread ID: 373 Message ID: 454 # Views: 4 # Ratings: 0
Version: Unknown Category: General VFP Topics
Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2001 5:14:47 PM         
   


> > > > > I need to have a report print out to a specific printer
> > > > > This is a network printer that is setup on the machine as "\\Admin\admin1printer"
> > > > > I can't seem to get it to print out to printer, comes back and tell me unkown command.
> > > > > What would the Correct codint to be??
> > > > >
> > > > > REPORT FORM netsales TO PRINTER " what would the Coding be" ????
> > > > > Can you Help
> > > > > New at this
> > > > > Thanks
> > > >
> > > > See if this page from our faq section can help you out:
> > > >
> > > > https://www.foxite.com/foxitehelplib/faq722510.htm
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Eric den Doop
> > > > www.foxite.com - The Home Of The Visual FoxPro Experts
> > >
> > > Thanks but I have tried that and it still errors out on me??
> > Hi David
> >
> > 1. Your operating system is Win 95/98, Win NT?
> > 2. have a look at http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q103/6/45.asp
> > 3.Set printer to name \\server\printer etc only supported in Win Nt
> >
> > 4.Set printer to getprinter(), followed by REPORT FORM netsales TO PRINTER ... etc, should work. If not what errors or what is happening.
> >
> > 5. Try as an alternative :-
> > Report form myreport to printer prompt preview.
> > This is not in accordance with VFP HElP but does work. Allows preview and select of any one of the installed printers.
> >
> > 6. Do U have a network connection to the printer?
> >
> > HTH
> > Regards
> > Ryss
>
> Hi David,
> Did you resolve your problem with running a report to a specific printer?
>
> I note that in FAQ's we omitted something ..
>
> It should read "set printer to name getprinter()"
>
> Hope this has not caused you too many problems
>
> FAQ content has been corrected
> Regards
> Ryss


Question about Name
when faq said need NT only does it mean the client machine needs to be a NT machine or just the printer needs to be on a NT network printer???


ENTIRE THREAD

Printing a report to a specific printer Posted by David Parker @ 5/25/2001 2:04:39 PM
RE: Printing a report to a specific printer Posted by Eric den Doop @ 5/25/2001 2:45:56 PM
RE: Printing a report to a specific printer Posted by David Parker @ 5/25/2001 3:58:13 PM
RE: Printing a report to a specific printer Posted by Ryss Unger @ 5/25/2001 4:47:10 PM
ERROR ... in FAQ on the subject Posted by Ryss Unger @ 5/28/2001 12:14:59 PM
RE: ERROR ... in FAQ on the subject Posted by David Parker @ 5/30/2001 5:14:47 PM
RE: ERROR ... in FAQ on the subject Posted by Eric den Doop @ 5/31/2001 5:06:28 AM
RE: Printing a report to a specific printer Posted by Thomas Holt @ 5/30/2001 4:18:33 AM