Discussions tagged Print

We recently migrated a 32 bit PB 8 app to 64 bit PB 19. Everything is looking good except for printing. The app generates "Error Number 14. Error opening DLL library pbvm80u.dll for external function...." I have done a search on the error and it loo...
Hi. Did you have the following problem:Randomly, when printing dataWindow with nativePdf, gray areas appear. The background of static text becomes gray instead of remaining white. The problem occurs with some printers but not with others. Preview an...
I just got a report from a user who is using our PB 2021 application that prints from DW reports in the application to their Konica Minolta C552 commercial copier/printer don't work: they say it prints "an endless number of almost blank pages - each ...
I'm tasked with maintaining/updating a legacy app that was written in an early version of Powerbuilder. We've upgraded to 2021 and are trying to make some menu modifications with 'Print' and 'Print Preview'. Currently when hitting 'Print' it fails w...
Hello, PB 2019 R3, PostgreSQL 11 Need to take print out of Application form to be completed by every students of a course, by printing all relevant details of each students in a separate page.   The details to be printed spans Header, Detail and Fo...
Hello, PB 2019 R3, PostgreSQL 11 Is there any way to print a report in the background and return the control (cursor) to the application immediately ? In the printing function, we retrieve data from the database in a datawindow, do some setItem an...
Hi All Having had some help from a few of you last week on storing rich text, I am now further along with my RichText requirement. I have managed to add the rich text to the database, I now want to print a listing  The database table essentially h...
Hello, Powerbuilder 2019 R3, Postgresql 11 I want to trigger a function in Powerbuilder (to print, actually) whenever there is an insert of data in a particular table with a particular value in a field.  Is it possible ? In Detail: Billing data w...
Hello, PB 2017 R3 In one of our customers' place, preprinted output for sales invoice was going on smoothly so far.  Printer used was Canon LBP 2900.    Since the printer was ageing, customer decided to replace it with EPSON M100 printer.  They ju...
Hello, I am migrating a client/server application from PowerBuilder 12.5 to PowerBuilder 2019 R3.  We are using Amyuni PDF Converter version 6.0.4.1 to create a PDF file from a report : IF ab_concatinate THEN SetFileNameOptions (al_handle, NoPromp...
Dear Experts, using PowerBuilder 2019 R2 Build 2353, I tried to save the content of a DataWindow in a PDF file. Page 1 is generated fine.But from page 2 on it seems that all columns except the last one from pages 1,..., n-1 are printed on page n...
Has anyone else experienced programs crashing in the DW DLL PBDWE190.DLL (with messages like "progname.exe has stopped working") when you put a DW into PrintPreview mode, or if not then, when go to actually print it? I'm guessing this can be related...
Hi Background of the question is that the customers want to define a printer and settings of the printer and store this as default for our PowerBuilder application. PrintSetPrinter and PrintSetup work fine and are used when printing from PB however ...
Hi; I've been asked to modify an Infomaker report that contains sensitive info so that the user cannot save it. (Evil, I know.) Is it possible to disable the printing and "save rows as" options on reports?   Thank you! Keeley...
I have an PB app that I am using metadata and modify to move columns and text around.  I am having two issues that I think I can work around if I can figure out one of two approaches.     1 - when I use the font.escapement property to rotate a colu...
Hi, i need help while printing RTF runtime app compiled with PB2019. Printing RTF documents from environment is ok, but if i do the same from exe app the process is slow and the document content is not correct. Header information is imissing (heade...
Hi, a problem occurred while migrating application to PB2017 R3 Build 1915 from PB12_5. This is the scenario: the application needs to set a specific printer before printing document. There could be many documents printing and everyone could have ...
Hi all, It occurs to me that ALL Windows 10 PCs have the "Microsoft Print to PDF" printer and driver installed. Therefore, if one could nominate the name of the folder/file where the PDF is to be stored this solves all the print to PDF problems. No...
Hi all, I have a report for employees with a group on the employees. This results in different numbers of pages. Some have one, others two or three pages. When I print on a duplex printer I don't get a paper feed after each employee. So a report sta...
Hello Using Colour Laser Printers1.   Xerox Workcentre 7120 PCL 62.   Epson WF-C869R Series We design a datawindow to print in Epson printer and then use the same datawindow to print in Xerox Workcentre printer.   In Xerox printer we see all the co...
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