Here are some tips for printing specimen
reports that may not be obvious at first glance:
||The current filter specifies which records are included in the Specimen
List. This same set of records will be included on your printed
reports. To include all of your specimen records, choose a filter that
doesn't exclude anything.
||The current filter defines which items are included the Specimen List.
This same set of items, in the same column-by-column ordering is included on
your printed report. To create a report that doesn't span the width of two
or more pages, define a simpler filter which includes fewer columns.
||The sorted order of records in your printed report is the same as the sorted
order in your Specimen List. To read more about sorting see the document Sorting the list of specimen.
||The width of columns in your printed report is proportional to the width of
columns in the Specimen List. To adjust the column widths in your report
to better fit your selected fonts and paper layout, return to the Specimen List
and follow the instructions for Adjusting the specimen list column width.
Note that column widths are proportional, not exact. Changing the font
size of the of the Specimen List or the font size of your report will
automatically adjust the column widths of the report.
Landscape are controlled by the Orientation item on the Print Preview, not
by the settings of your printer.
||The list of
fonts shown in the Report Style Definition are the fonts available for the
selected printer. If the list of fonts seems too small, make sure
you haven't selected a "Generic / Text Only" printer.
set of records can be printed with any of the report styles. By
default, the report will be printed with the report style previously used
by the selected filter.
Basic steps for printing specimen reports
Choosing a report style
WYSIWYG print preview
Defining report style fonts
Defining report style borders and shading
Defining report style options
Defining report style margins
Graphics in printed reports
Last reviewed March 25, 2004