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    #16
    Thanks Ron, I have been using a different term for that. In my toolkit, that's a WEBTOP to me.
    Anyway.
    What happens if you put House Maintenance as .House Maintenance. That is with full stops either side of the text?
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      #17
      Ron

      Does the MS Print to PDF printer produce the correct output?
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        #18
        Not sure if this is what you are asking. This is from the desktop side. If I run the native freeform report, all is good. If I do a saveas and create a PDF report, the title is clipped. What ever tool is generating the PDF is most liking being used on the WEB side as I'm getting the same output when running the report in a browser.

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        AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
        DBF's and MySql
        Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

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          #19
          On the desktop a printer chose includes Microsoft Print to PDF

          If you choose that option what happens to the issue? MSPrint2PDF.jpg
          Al Buchholz
          Bookwood Systems, LTD
          Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

          Occam's Razor - KISS
          Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
          Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
          When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
          "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
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            #20
            Just to clarify, I'm running a ux component using a script on the desktop side.
            Yes, if I use Microsoft Print to PDF, a PDF is generated, the title is not clipped. If I use the saveas option in the toolbar, the title is clipped.
            If I then run the ux using localhost in a browser, the title is clipped.

            So the tool Alpha is using behind the scenes to generate the PDF is clipping the title.
            Alpha 5 Version 11
            AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
            DBF's and MySql
            Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

            Ron Anusiewicz

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              #21
              The issue I have been having, for some time now, is only on the server and only when the server has been running for a few hours. This is causing all sorts of issues, with having to reboot the server 2-3 times a day, I have started looking at alternatives to alpha as they do not seem to be able to resolve the issue.

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                #22
                Originally posted by Lance Gurd View Post
                The issue I have been having, for some time now, is only on the server and only when the server has been running for a few hours. This is causing all sorts of issues, with having to reboot the server 2-3 times a day, I have started looking at alternatives to alpha as they do not seem to be able to resolve the issue.
                Lance

                PDF issues or general issues?

                If not PDF, you'd get better exposure as a separate thread.
                Al Buchholz
                Bookwood Systems, LTD
                Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

                Occam's Razor - KISS
                Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
                Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
                When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
                "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
                Albert Einstein

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                  #23
                  Al, this is a PDF problem as I reported in post #2 of this thread. It has been going on since early November and it has been reported as a bug to alpha. Some of my pdf's get clipped as in Ronald's post, with half letters missing, some are totally illegible and some don't print at all. I am the only one who has access to our server in our office therefore if I am away from a computer other staff cannot print reports until I get access and restart alpha, very frustrating

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                    #24
                    Hi Lance, I'm not running from a server but from a desktop computer. I rarely do restarts as I use hibernate when I'm finished for the day. Last night I did a shut down and restart. Well, the problem has gone away for now. This seems to follow in line with what you are seeing. I will be watching to see if eventually the clipping of the title comes back. If it does I will post an update.
                    Last edited by Ronald Anusiewicz; 01-10-2022, 03:01 PM. Reason: NEVER MIND, I WAS RUNNING BUILD 7776 WHEN I THOGUHT I WAS RUNNING 8000. MY REPORT IS STILL BROKEN.
                    Alpha 5 Version 11
                    AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
                    DBF's and MySql
                    Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

                    Ron Anusiewicz

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                      #25
                      There is a big difference between the two, Hibernation is a state of minimal activity where everything is the system keeps it's state, this is not an ideal thing to be doing when using Windows, especially when developing as well, as Windows Resources continually consume resources once woken up, eventually things start going go wrong for no apparent reason, and its way more serious if some of the resources in use have memory leaks. Microsoft know this and fixed it by adding 'Restart' not ideal but necessary, (they used to always add a new feature when they couldn't solve a problem.) - Always better to shut down its a lot less painful.


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