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Alpha Anywhere inserts extra blank sheets in reports

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  • Alpha Anywhere inserts extra blank sheets in reports

    I have been using an accounting program I developed in A5V9. Recently upgraded to Alpha Anywhere and brought program forward. Now when I view Reports, Alpha Anywhere inserts 3 extra blank sheets between data sheets. How do I get rid of the extra blank sheets?

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    Re: Alpha Anywgere inserts extra blank sheets in reports

    several things can cause this and there have been may discussions of the forum.

    Having just brought a v8 to v12, I had a half dozen of those.

    one was that the page size in the report went a little over the printer page size. Like 11.5 is really 11.5-margins set and with some printers needing more space at the bottom, I generally set top morgin to .3 and bottom to .7
    another is a setting in the report region properties - shrink band

    See if these help and get back if still an issue.
    Dave Mason
    [email protected]
    Skype is dave.mason46

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      Re: Alpha Anywgere inserts extra blank sheets in reports

      Note the Similar Threads links if you scroll to the end of this thread. The issue has been discussed many times.

      Would deem the possibility likely that Alpha thinks you have an object on/over the right and bottom edges of the printable area causing the printing of the three other pages. Try setting the report properties, Page tab, Overflow data, to Trim.
      There can be only one.

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        Re: Alpha Anywgere inserts extra blank sheets in reports

        Would deem the possibility likely that Alpha thinks you have an object on/over the right and bottom edges of the printable area causing the printing of the three other pages. Try setting the report properties, Page tab, Overflow data, to Trim.
        or shrink. Depends what you have in the report
        Dave Mason
        [email protected]
        Skype is dave.mason46

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          Re: Alpha Anywgere inserts extra blank sheets in reports

          Thanks Stan, I set properties to trim - took care of the problem!

          Robert

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          • #6
            Re: Alpha Anywhere inserts extra blank sheets in reports

            The real issue remains. Likely there is an object on/across the page border.

            Just for your own edification I would suggest you edit the report. Check the objects which are near the margins. Try to adjust them inside the margins if you can and turn off the trim.

            Not necessary, but could be enlightening.
            There can be only one.

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