By JH Howland
I have several customers that utilize our MarinaPro Marina Dockage Management solution. All are running Windows 10 Pro 64Bit and Filemaker Pro 11.0v2.
All the MarinaPro solutions are functioning well with exception to the one marina that is using an HP LaserJet Professional M1217nfw MFP printer. The printer has been named "HP LaserJet".
The problem is that scripted reports will not print after an updated/revised solution is installed on the computer. However, a test page can be printed from the Windows default printer.
Print scripts are utilized by more than one report and this sample is named - "Master Portrait Printer | Current Record | All | 1 |" and is formatted as:
#Used by: Print Float Plan Form
#Used by: Toggle Printer Mode
#Print: Current Record | Print Range All | Copies: 1
Print [Restore: HP LaserJet; No dialog]
Filemaker Help states, "If you do not specify an output destination before saving the script or 'if the specified printer cannot be found' when the script executes, the 'output from the script step is sent to the user’s default' printer."
It appears that the "specified" printer is not being found and the output from the script is "not" being sent to the user's default printer.
However, if I "re-specify print options" and "Save" the script it will start working again. And now I am unclear whether it is actually finding the FMP "specified" printer or the Windows "default" printer.
Any ideas why this occurs?
Good morning everyone
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On my computer everything looks good. However, on clients computer, the right side is cut off.
I have the margin view showing and everything seems to be within the lines.
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I have several reports that use Google Charts displayed through a web viewer to display a "'gas gauge" type of chart. This is a very popular style for our dashboard reports to the point where it is a requirement.
I originally started using them in FileMaker 14 and they worked great. When FileMaker 15 came out they wouldn't work at first but then did after an update to the code.
I'm now testing Filemaker 16 and they're back to not working properly.
They do display on the screen just fine but if you try to print preview, print, or Send to PDF they do not show.
Does anybody have experience with this or know if a setting changed in FMPA 16 that could be causing them to not print?
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