O$ - Report Positioning Section - Long Text Field

Grant Thiessen bookit at mts.net
Wed May 28 20:09:37 EDT 2008


I "resolved" this by testing the length of the field, then changing  
the font size on the fly to keep it on a single page.  Fortunately,  
very few of my fields like this extend much beyond a single page, so  
the font size change is acceptable.

On May 28, 2008, at 10:53 AM, Michael Mantkowski wrote:

> I sure hope it does not come to that since my issue is within the  
> totals
> section.  Don't know how I could split it up.
>
> Thanks for your input.
>
> Mike
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: omnisdev-en-bounces at lists.omnis-dev.com
> [mailto:omnisdev-en-bounces at lists.omnis-dev.com] On Behalf Of  
> Sonnabend Udo
> Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 10:54 AM
> To: OmnisDev List - English
> Subject: AW: O$ - Report Positioning Section - Long Text Field
>
> Hi, We have similar problems, when printing medical reports with  
> long text
> fields. If the text of the field goes over the page break, the omnis  
> report
> seems to be in damaged state. Further sections are not printed. It  
> does not
> depend in which section the field is.
>
> Our workaround was, hold on !, to print the text line by line. So we  
> had to
> split up the text into single lines with the fontmesure function
> $reptextwidth(). What a mess, but that sh* worked !
>
> Asking when this bug will be fixed the German Support Mr. Hufschmidt  
> told me
> may be in version 5. Thanks.
>
>
> Udo Sonnabend, Entwicklung
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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: omnisdev-en-bounces at lists.omnis-dev.com
> [mailto:omnisdev-en-bounces at lists.omnis-dev.com] Im Auftrag von  
> Michael
> Mantkowski
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 28. Mai 2008 15:40
> An: 'OmnisDev List - English'
> Betreff: RE: O$ - Report Positioning Section - Long Text Field
>
> Just wanted to let you know that I sent a sample library showing this
> problem to support.
>
> Mike
>
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> Michael Mantkowski
> ClienTrax Software
> 1-800-416-2815
> *********************************************************************
> -----Original Message-----
> From: omnisdev-en-bounces at lists.omnis-dev.com
> [mailto:omnisdev-en-bounces at lists.omnis-dev.com] On Behalf Of Michael
> Mantkowski
> Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 9:36 AM
> To: 'OmnisDev List - English'
> Subject: RE: O$ - Report Positioning Section - Long Text Field
>
> Hi Paul,
>
> Yes Start .2 inches from previous section.
>
>
> *********************************************************************
> Michael Mantkowski
> ClienTrax Software
> 1-800-416-2815
> *********************************************************************
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: omnisdev-en-bounces at lists.omnis-dev.com
> [mailto:omnisdev-en-bounces at lists.omnis-dev.com] On Behalf Of Paul  
> Manning
> Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 9:22 AM
> To: OmnisDev List - English
> Subject: Re: O$ - Report Positioning Section - Long Text Field
>
> Do you have any 'startmode' Settings?
>
>
> Paul
>
>
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>
> On May 27, 2008, at 9:16 AM, Michael Mantkowski wrote:
>
>> Thanks Brian,
>>
>> I am using O$ v4.3 here.
>>
>> Mike
>>
>> *********************************************************************
>> Michael Mantkowski
>> ClienTrax Software
>> 1-800-416-2815
>> *********************************************************************
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: omnisdev-en-bounces at lists.omnis-dev.com
> [mailto:omnisdev-en-bounces at lists.omnis-dev.com
>> ] On Behalf Of brian.os at verizon.net
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 9:08 AM
>> To: OmnisDev List - English
>> Subject: Re: O$ - Report Positioning Section - Long Text Field
>>
>> Hi Mike,
>>
>>> I have a positioning section on my invoice report for printing Take
>>> Home Medical Notes.
>>>
>>> I am having difficulty with printing this section when the notes are
>>> longer than a full page.
>>> The positioning section is within the Totals section of the
>>> report....
>>>
>>> Has anyone seen this or have any ideas of what I could do?
>>
>> I've seen similar behavior, but in my case the field & positioning
>> section is inside the Record section. No solution to pass on, just
>> confirmation that you're not alone. Ideas for workarounds/fixes would
>> also be greatly appreciated. Using O$v3.2 here.
>> --------------------------------------
>> -brian o'sullivan; bear, de
>>
>> brian o'sullivan; bear, DE
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