Keep report layout when changing printers

Posted by: c1guest_1135307 on 10 September 2017, 11:37 am EST

  • Posted 10 September 2017, 11:37 am EST

    In
    the C1ReportDesigner version 2.6.20102.54119, I created a report with a
    landscape layout with a legal size of 8.5 x 14. This works fine when I
    have a working default printer selected, but there may be times when
    our customer does not have any printer drivers installed on their
    machine. If a printer is not set, the report layout goes down to letter
    size, 8.5 x 11. I am exporting this report to PDF, and i always want
    this reports layout to be 8.5 x 14. How can i achieve this?

  • Replied 10 September 2017, 11:37 am EST

    Hope you are doing well.


    In order to have custom paper size (irrespective of printer), you may refer to the following code:


    Dim cps As PaperSize = New PaperSize("mycustom", 850, 1100) 'define the custom size as per requirements


    C1Report1.Document.DefaultPageSettings.PaperSize = cps


    C1Report1.RenderToFile("C:Report1.pdf", FileFormatEnum.PDF)


    C1PrintPreviewControl1.Document = C1Report1.Document


    Hope it helps.


    Regards,


    Mohita

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