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  • PRINTING MULTIPLE REPORTS

    I WOULD LIKE TO PRINT A BATCH OF REPORTS I.E., R1 R2,....RX,FOR ONE RECORD USING ONLY ONE COMMAND (ALPHA4V6.)

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    RE: PRINTING MULTIPLE REPORTS

    Dorsey;
    You should create an "APPLICATION" to do this. It is a fairly simple process. Reply if you need help

    Duncan

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      RE: PRINTING MULTIPLE REPORTS

      I am running an application, and I want to run a batch function on my printing menu to print the reports referenced to one index in my application, the reference field is the customer order number. I.E. I would like to print a packing list & a shipping label for one shipment, referenced to a customer order number.

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      • #4
        RE: PRINTING MULTIPLE REPORTS

        Dorsey;
        If you have created an Application in A4, then I don't understand why you can not get it to do what you want. It is a simple matter to record the key strokes to print report 1, then report 2,etc.

        Duncan

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          RE: PRINTING MULTIPLE REPORTS

          Record a keystroke script. When the user selects the print option, it will invoke the script that you have recorded.

          Do you already have the reports set up?

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          • #6
            RE: PRINTING MULTIPLE REPORTS

            ED, Thanks for the response,
            I have been using the Application for 4 years. The file is a flat file with Lookup files only, not a relational db..
            I am trying to speed up data entry and automate/integrate some functions.

            To process a shipment I need to generate the following: Certificate; Shipping report, and a Packing list.
            The user must go to the printing menu and pick the reports one at a time. This takes quite a few keystrokes to accomlish the task.
            I havent figured out how to create a string of commands that will print more than one report for a specific range of records.
            Dorsey

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            • #7
              RE: PRINTING MULTIPLE REPORTS

              Dorsey,

              Your Alpha 4 database has relational capabilities, whether you have implemented them or not.

              As Ed said, all you have to do is turn on the kewystroke recorded, or if you are comfortable enough, you can keystroke the sequence needed to print all the documents you need directly.


              Dave
              Dave Jampole
              www.customalpha.com

              Women and cats will do whatever they want. The sooner men and dogs realize that, the happier they will be.

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