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1498784 - Justified text overlaps when printed using the ActiveX Print Control in a Crystal Reports .NET web application


  • View a Crystal Report using the .NET CrystalReportViewer for the web.
  • Print the report using the print button and use the ActiveX Print Control.
  • Some of the text aligned as justified overlaps on the second to last line.
  • The issue occurs on some client machines.

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  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1, 2.0, 3.5
  • ASP.NET Web application
  • Crystal Reports 2008 SP3
  • HP LaserJet 4050 Series PCL 6

Reproducing the Issue

  • The Crystal Report must contain a multi-line text box and it must use justified alignment.
  • Create a .NET web application so you can preview the report using the CrystalReportViewer control.
  • Use the ActiveX print mode for the CrystalReportViewer.
  • Print the report using the print icon in the CrystalReportViewer.


“usp10.dll” was not successfully installed at C:\Program Files\Business Objects\Common\4.0\bin follder on client machine.


  • On client machine, click the PRINT button on CrystalReportViewer to automatically download and intall ActiveX Print Control (instead of manually installing ActiveX Print Control).
  • Ensure that “usp10.dll” has been successfully installed in C:\Program Files\Business Objects\Common\4.0\bin folder on client machine. If not, create \Common\4.0\bin folder, then copy “usp10.dll” from other working client machine to the above folder.


usp10.dll , KBA , BI-DEV-NET , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - .NET or Other , Problem


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