I am trying to print a RDLC report to a dot matrix printer using Generic/Text only printer driver in windows xp. But the problem is that, I am not getting the proper output as I am able to see in the preview of the report. In the preview the report the output is perfect. But when I print to the printer, some of the fields are shrinked and not displayed completely. When I increase the width of the coloumn in the table, its printing only some columns as it does not fit. So I hope someone can help me to sort out this issue.
I am having a similar problem. I am at the point where i have a usable solution. It is limited tho.
In my report layout, i am using a grid space of 1.6666in. This is like 6 lines per inch. I am using courier font at 12pt. This is almost 10cpi. I am using text boxes with padding set to 1,1,0,0
I also am using a generic text driver. This way what i see on the screen matches what i get on the printer. I am restricted to one size font (no bold), 10cpi and 6 lines per inch. This produces a fast printing (if printer is in draft mode). and this is ok for me.
Otherwise, i am still hopeful for support for Bold, and 17cpi, and maybe double high and double wide, as these are built into the generic driver.