If I call REPORT FORM from a form, foxpro prints what appears to be debug the bug returns even with the fixes to the report listener class. Visual FoxPro General. Visual FoxPro Dear friends, I have used Report listener with its quietmode.t. to send output of the report to html file. vfp 9 introduces a new reporting system based on listeners additive * create a report listener object local loreportlistener loreportlistener.

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Here’s how these listeners can be chained together:. GetPageHeight None Returns the page height during a report run.

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ShowFile 1 The Developer Download files for this chapter, available at www. Correct me if I’m wrong. When the preview form is closed, it should call the OnPreviewClose method of the listener to ensure things are properly cleaned up.

The text to be output for the field object. See the following help topic in the Visual FoxPro 9. A number of utility methods exist that make it easier to work with listeners. In this article, you’ll learn about Visual FoxPro 9’s report listener concept, how it receives rpeortlistener as a report runs, and how you can create your own listeners to provide different types of output in addition to print and preview. The code in this method redisplays the current page whenever the form is redrawn.


BeforeRender and AfterRender support successor listeners. The name of the print job as it appears in the Windows Print Queue dialog. The first is the datasession in which the ReportListener is instantiated. The Reportlistener Base Class If we take a look at the Help file topic for the ReportListener class, we can see a daunting array of properties and methods: Provides modeless feedback during a report fxopro.

Working with reports,olecontrols and listener class

Any valid listener type. The SetSuccessorDynamicProperties method, which is called from many other methods, is responsible for setting the reportlistenet that change frequently: FRX is a sample report that show how this works. HTML output to the report run. You can change any of these properties to change the appearance of the field in the report. VCX is also reportlisteher within ReportOutput. And this is normally the case in my apps.

Bill Price, your solution is very thorough but seems very complex. PRG and run it to see how these different data sessions work. The width of the object in ths of foxro inch, from 0 to Thanks again for the suggestions. Table 8 lists the types of output supported in the base class ReportListener and the values for nDeviceType and eDevice.

SP2 REPORT FORM command problem

Good thing I’ve learned to reportlietener form content to disk before submitting as this site was down for a few hours a couple of days ago. Figure 1 shows the results.

Returns the page width during a report run. This method fires for each field object just before it’s rendered, and gives the listener the opportunity to change the appearance of the field.


Extending the Visual FoxPro 9 Reporting System

Required so the ReportListener can do necessary cleanup such as closing the print spooler. The command is scoped to the data session, so it’s not enough to put it in the main program.

These classes include built-in support for many features not available with a “vanilla” reportlistener:.

Specify and Distribute ReportPreview. The XFRX listener works fine, no garbage on screen. When the report is done, the listener will call SetReport a second time, passing it.

Using these classes is fairly easy: The Next and Previous buttons display the next and previous pages in the report.

Create lnLeft, lnTop loTextBrush. Note that this code uses ReportListener:: Sunday, October 21, 4: The top position of the object. The nDeviceType parameter determines the type of output this method should perform; it also determines the type of parameter expected for eDevice.

Click on code fkxpro select [then copy] -click outside to deselect. Tuesday, October 23, In addition to the requirements of a listener factory described above, ReportOutput.

VCX contains some subclasses of ReportListener that have more functionality than the base class. Sunday, February 24, 4: This mode is used when a report is previewed.