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  • changing pages in reports

    Someone told me that v4.5 allowed one to go to specific pages in a report while in preview. I just installed v4.5 and it doesn't show this feature. does anyone know how to activate it

  • #2
    RE: changing pages in reports

    I remember reading a *request* for such a feature but I don't think it exists in 4.5.

    Bill Hanigsberg


    • #3
      RE: changing pages in reports

      I believe that is going to be avaialable in a5v5 but it is not available now in a54.5.


      • #4
        RE: changing pages in reports

        I made a big deal about it because it's a really good feature that was in previous versions. I wasn't going to buy the upgrade but someone in the forum told me definitely it was in 4.5. Apparently not.


        • #5
          RE: changing pages in reports

          Reread carefully the last thread you had on "go to page in print preview". The only mention of the feature was by Peter Wayne who said it was coming in version 5 which has not been released yet. Whatever you paid for version 4.5 can be applied to the purchase of the version 5 upgrade.


          • #6
            RE: changing pages in reports

            Hi Bob
            Yes that was (and will be again) a nice feature for reports with lots-0-pages, of which I have a few myself. In the meantime, and I am sure you are aware of this option, is to define reports that contain information that is specific to the pages you want to jump to. You can use variables, etc., to trim down the report to navigational size, without having to press the Next button 50 times to view the section of interest. Most of the time that method can be feasible with a little creativity.



            • #7
              RE: changing pages in reports

              This is not very elegant, but it will work. Design your report to show the printer setup on print. Then preview the report. In preview mode, step through the report until you get the page you want; the page number will show at the lower left. Then press Cntrl-P and the printer dialog will show. You can select the page you want to print.