1896405 - Page Orientation is being ignored while printing a report from Crystal Reports winform viewer.

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1896405 - Page Orientation is being ignored while printing a report from Crystal Reports winform viewer.

Symptom

  • Page Orientation is being ignored while printing a report from Crystal Reports winform viewer.
  • Page orientation is set through Printer Preferences from windows print control.

Environment

  • Crystal Reports 2008
  • Visual Studio 2008

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Preview a Crystal report in Crystal Reports winform viewer.
  2. Click ‘Print’ button from viewer, windows print control appears.
  3. Select the printer from the list.
  4. Click ‘Preferences’.
  5. Change the page orientation to Landscape.
  6. Observe the printout, report gets printed as Portrait.

Cause

  • This is by design.
  • Same behavior is observed from Crystal Reports designer.

Resolution

Keywords

KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , BI-RA-CRV , SAP Crystal Reports Viewer , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1