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Hello All -

I'm having trouble with a PDF report I'm working on.

I work at a college and I'm generating a PDF report on applicants. The data is sorted by recruiter, entry term and last name. The report page-breaks on Entry Term. However, I'm unable to configure the report to include more than two applicants' data on a page even though there appears to be enough room for three sets of data. If I select legal paper instead of letter then it will squeeze more instances on the report. That isn't a realistic solution for us, only an indication of one path to a possible solution.

Does anyone know of a way to control the number of lines on a pdf report? Or perhaps there is another magic combination of parameters that I haven't discovered.

Any and all suggestions appreciated.

Dan Stoll
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Posts: 10 | Location: Great Barrington, MA | Registered: October 23, 2006Report This Post
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I was having some PDF issues and the suggestion to SET PRINTPLUS = ON resolved the issue, have you tried that?


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Dan :
PDF sometimes does cause unique formatting problems, but there are a plethora of stylesheet commands that can be used to get around most of them like::

SQUEEZE=ON, ORIENTATION=LANDSCAPE, SIZE=12, UNITS=CM, PAGESIZE=A4, LEFTMARGIN=1.0, TOPMARGIN=2.0, BOTTOMMARGIN=2.0, WRAP=OFF,$

I am sure you will find more like these in the manuals and IBI tech. documentation.
It would also help if you could please post your stylesheet code as you current have it.

Gooooooooooooood day !!
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Posts: 218 | Location: Jackson, MS | Registered: October 31, 2006Report This Post
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In addition, you can reduce the spacing between lines to fit more on the same page.

TYPE=DATA, TOPGAP=.01, BOTTOMOGAP=.01, $

for instance.

As BlueZone said, there are many options.

Just like in high school or college when you're trying to make your term paper fit a specific # of pages. You play with line spacing, margins, etc.
 
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Hi Dan,

Checkout WebFOCUS HTML and PDF Report Design
By Mickey Grackin http://www.informationbuilders.com/support/developers/htmlpdf.html
This should give you some ideas to try


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don't know if this will help.

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Posts: 406 | Location: Canada | Registered: May 31, 2004Report This Post
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Thanks for the responses.

The one that worked was SET PRINTPLUS=ON .

Once that setting was in place the other changes (e.g. font size) were reflected in the report output so I could increase the number of lines successfully.
 
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