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Re: Commands in Reports

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by PB, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. PB

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    I appreciate the help on this topic, but I've run into a snag - when I close
    out of my report, the switchboard is not fully open. Where do I add the
    --
    Thanks!
    -Pat


    "Linda" wrote:

    > George, you are a genius! I know I had tried that before, but wasn't
    > specifying the printer toolbar in the report properties. Duh! It works just
    > fine, thank you so much!
    >
    > Linda
    >
    > "George Nicholson" wrote:
    >
    > > The best answer I've ever found is to create a "Custom PrintPreview" toolbar
    > > and then specify your toolbar in the Report's Toolbar property (read that
    > > as: specify it as the Toolbar property for each and every report). At it's
    > > simplest, you can simply copy the pieces from the built-in one onto a custom
    > > one (maybe modify "Close" to a more explicit "Return To Form"?). The Access
    > > Print Preview toolbar is similar enough to Print Preview in Excel and Word
    > > that user's should be able to easily grasp the operation.
    > >
    > > In addition, if you rely on the built-in PrintPreview toolbar, a user
    > > (assuming if you allow them customization privledges) might "uncheck" the
    > > regular PrintPreview toolbar (why they would knowingly do this is a mystery,
    > > but they *could*...). This would mean that it might not appear the next time
    > > the report was opened which might prevent them from having any option to
    > > Print. By specifying your own toolbar as a property of the report, it's
    > > guaranteed to appear regardless of what the user might have done, or how
    > > you've set "Allow BuiltIn Toolbars", etc.
    > >
    > > And if you are designing for Runtime users, none of this would be optional.
    > > You'd have to create your own anyway, so it sort of becomes standard
    > > procedure if you do a lot of Access developement.
    > >
    > > Plus, AFAIK, the Print Preview interface doesn't really allow you to do much
    > > of anything else :)
    > >
    > > HTH,
    > > --
    > > George Nicholson
    > >
    > > Remove 'Junk' from return address.
    > >
    > >
    > > "Linda" <Linda@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:63FCA1AA-39A5-4CDE-9FFA-54A6818226F1@microsoft.com...
    > > >I want to do a similar thing (I think). I have a switchboard set up, one
    > > >of
    > > > the buttons is set to Preview a certain report. When the button is
    > > > selected,
    > > > a parameter query appears and the report parameters are selected, then the
    > > > report is displayed, no issue there. I want to be able to have users
    > > > Print
    > > > the report (as it appears) or to close the report and return to the
    > > > switchboard form.
    > > > I've been working on this database for months and am just tying up the
    > > > loose
    > > > ends for a presentation next week.
    > > > Help!!!
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > "ANStech" wrote:
    > > >
    > > >> I want to display a report, then give the person viewing the report
    > > >> options
    > > >> such as print, exit, return to formx, etc. With a form I would simply
    > > >> put in
    > > >> a command button. How do I do this on a reprt?

    > >
    > >
    > >
     
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