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    Printing a record (VB6)

    Is there any way that you can easily (preferably!) print a single record from a 'Print' button? I would need, at least, the field headings too
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    Re: Printing a record (VB6)

    In the subject, you mention VB6, so I assume you are using the Visual Basic compiler.

    You write that you want to print a single record - a record of what? Is your VB program a frontend for an Access database, or ...?

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    Re: Printing a record (VB6)

    Sorry I wasn't very clear!
    The program is the front end for a SQL database - I just want to be able to print the currently displayed record

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    Re: Printing a record (VB6)

    I believe VB has a Print Form method. You could populate a userform with that record's data and print it that way. Or does it only print a graphic image?

    Maybe it would be better to generate a simple text document and print that using Notepad? On my system, the Print action for a TXT file is:

    C:WINDOWSsystem32NOTEPAD.EXE /p %1

    Perhaps there is a way to make this work without having to read the registry every time you want to print...

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    Re: Printing a record (VB6)

    Thanks - that will do it!
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