BUG: RenderMode=1 not working on Active Report 2.5.0.1309

Posted by: aykutcanturk on 4 August 2017, 3:06 pm EST

  • Posted 4 August 2017, 3:06 pm EST

    As subject says rendermode=1 is not working. characters are overlapping with each other.



    I uninstalled 1309 and installed Professional Edition Build: 2.4.1.1283 and its working perfectly.



    I beleive its a bug.

  • Replied 4 August 2017, 3:06 pm EST

    Hello ,


    What printer do you use?


    Could you send me a sample of application?


    Sergey Romanov.


     

  • Replied 4 August 2017, 3:06 pm EST

    It's a simple oki printer. And the application is not special one. simply place some text on report and print it, it fails.

    bottom line is:

    I have an application that works with old version, I install vew release and it stops working. I uninstall new release and install old one it works again. I don't make any modification on source code during this test. that's very simple procedure.

  • Replied 4 August 2017, 3:06 pm EST

    Sorry, here's the sample. As I said:

    - it works with Professional Edition Build: 2.4.1.1283

    - I upgrade to Active Report Professional 2.5.0.1309

    - I run the project and it fails. Characters are overlap like I never use the code line "rendermode=1"

    - I uninstall 2.5.0.1309 version

    - I install Professional Edition Build: 2.4.1.1283

    - I run my project, everything is perfect.



    Develeopment computer is XPpro with all microsoft updates and VB6 with SP3

    Also VisualStudio.Net 2005 and SP2 installed. SQL2005 and SQL2000 installed.


    2007/09/test-3.zip
  • Replied 4 August 2017, 3:06 pm EST

    Hello ,


    Thanks for the sample, unfortunately, i was not able to reproduce a problem.


    What paper size is set on printer? Could you send me a screenshot of advanced setting of printer?


    Sergey Romanov.

  • Replied 4 August 2017, 3:06 pm EST

    Dear Sergey,

    I send you the screenshots of printer configuration.

    - one of my test computers had old version of AR and they were succesfully printing. Theese computers don't have any VB installed. they have my application installed.

    - I upgraded to new AR and made new installset, remove old install set from test computer and installed new one (with new AR) the failed to print. characters are overlapping.

    - Test computers are new installed XPsp2, english

    this is a simple procedure. lpt port or printer can't have problem because old version is working. Also I changed computers, new version is not working. same computer, same printer settings, same application. only AR version is different.

    help please..
    2007/09/printerConfig.zip
  • Replied 4 August 2017, 3:06 pm EST

    Dear Sergey,

    I just noticed that

    Private Sub ActiveReport_ReportStart()

    Me.Printer.RenderMode = 1

    Me.Printer.PrintQuality = ddPQHigh

    End Sub



    PrintQuality line corrects the problem. all other quality values (medium,low,draft) overlaps the caharacters. But high quality extremely lows down the printing process.



    Still need help.

    Best regards.
  • Replied 4 August 2017, 3:06 pm EST

    Hello ,


    Thank you for the information. I had a similar problem earlier, the text is overlapping in the fast printing modes.


    I will forward this information to developer.


    We created a new change request (25850) for this problem.


    Sergey Romanov.

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