1474442 - Printer specific fonts print incorrectly in a VS .NET application.

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1474442 - Printer specific fonts print incorrectly in a VS .NET application.

Symptom

  • When using printer specific font, the report prints from the Crystal Reports designer as expected.
  • Printing using the retired Report Designer Component (RDC) also produces correct print out.
  • Printing from a VS .NET application results in incorrect or garbled print out.
  • Using CR12, Tally impact printer 6212, barcode font" "Tally 1/2" Code 128 HRC".
  • Similar behavior occurs when using printer command fonts such as those for EPSON POS printer.

Resolution

  • This is a limitation of the .NET Framework.
  • The Framework is unable to access a device - including printer fonts.

Keywords

KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , How To

Product

SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio