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I have created a report in PDF format. This will be a popular report for our users as it reports on various KPI metrics. The issue is that it displays widow lines on to the following page.

Due to the sorting and compute/define requirements I had to access and store the report data in a hold file before the report
is created to display and/or printed.

My first thought was to use the NOSPLIT command to resolve this; however when I researched the NOSPLIT command, I see that NOSPLIT is ignored when report output is stored in a HOLD, SAVE, or SAVB file.

I have also tried to solve this issue wih SET LINEs = 40, but it ignores that as well.

Has anyone else had this problem? Confused


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WebFOCUS 8.1.05M, 8.2.x
APP Studio, Developer Studio, InfoAssist, Dashboards, charts & reports
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Are you able to repro with one of the sample files ?


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NOSPLIT is supposed to work for PDF output. NOSPLIT applies to display output only. It would be ignored when storing data in HOLD or SAVE files.

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PRINTPLUS=ON might help.

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