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  • compressed printing

    I have tried to get compressed printing to work on several computers with 3 different printers (2 laser & 1 ink jet).

    I e-mailed Selwyn and he gave me an example of a windows printer setup for a4v7 but that doesn't seem to work either.
    Have tried many combinations odf specifying or not specifying fonts &/or size.

    Anyone else having this problem? Anyone else able to print compressed under a4v7 using a windows printer?

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    RE: compressed printing

    Floyd,

    Using Win98SE I can confirm that the report print setting for Compressed Print (Yes / No) for a configured windows printer does not seem to do anything. While the report prints correctly uncompressed, if I set Compressed Print to Yes, it still prints uncompressed.

    -- tom

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    • #3
      RE: compressed printing

      Floyd,

      When I got to work I found that I could print with compressed print if I set the compressed font cpi to 18 in the printer configuration (standard mode), and then specified 'yes' to use compressed print at print time.

      -- tom

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      • #4
        RE: compressed printing

        Tom, Do you have multi-page issues as I have? First page prints fine in compressed, but 2nd -3rd, and so on will revert back to uncompressed, and it is the same report. Any thoughts?

        Wes

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        • #5
          RE: compressed printing

          Nope. In my limited testing the compressed font remains selected for all of the report pages...

          -- tom

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          • #6
            Re: compressed printing

            This is a old message but my reply may help anyone with the same problem. I could not print a report in compressed mode with a Windows printer driver in A4v7 although I had set a compressed font at 18 char per inch in the printer driver and set the report to print in compressed mode but it would only print in normal mode. The solution was to remove all text formatting (!b, !n, !o, !B, !N etc) from the report and now it prints in compressed mode.

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