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Send a report directly to the printer RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi

    I need to send a report directly to the printer.  I've been doing this for a long time without an issue, the basis of this is: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms252172(v=vs.90).aspx

    My problem now is that I don't know how long my piece of paper is, so setting the page height is not possible.  I'm printing to a receipt printer, which uses rolls of paper.

    So can anyone please help me either:

    1. Export the report to an EMF and tell it the correct height of the paper
    2. Suggest another way to print this report directly to the printer

    Cheers

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013 1:43 AM

All replies

  • There basically is not a way to print a report like this, that I found.  

    The limitations on printing reports is appalling.  So I rendered it as a PDF. Then shelled Sumatra PDF to print it.


    Friday, September 6, 2013 11:23 AM