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Have a Top-Level preview report with a Top-Level application by mgagnon
Posted: 23 Sep 02 (Edited 30 Sep 03)

1. In your main program, define a window:

DEFINE CLASS printpreview as Form
 titlebar = 0
 Showwindow = 2 &&Top level
 autocenter = .t.
 name = "PrintPreview"
 height = SYSMETRIC(2) && This will maximize the preview
 width = SYSMETRIC(1)&& This will maximize the preview
ENDDEFINE


2. In your command button (that generates the report)

PUBLIC oPrint
oPrint= CREATEOBJECT("printPreview")
oPrint.SHOW()
REPORT FORM COUNTRY.FRX PREVIEW WINDOW PrintPreview IN WINDOW PrintPreview NOWAIT && This is borrowed from rgbean
DO WHILE EMPTY(WONTOP()) OR ;
      'Printpreview' $ UPPER(WONTOP())
   DOEVENTS
ENDDO
IF VARTYPE(oPrint) = "O"
   oPrint.RELEASE()
ENDIF


Mike Gagnon

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