×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Jobs

Not able to print in access

Not able to print in access

Not able to print in access

(OP)
Unable to print in access. The error message tells me that I have
not set a default printer, but I have and I can print in Word and
Excel.

RE: Not able to print in access

Can you Print Preview? When you try to use File > Print do you get the print dialog box with the printer showing?

RE: Not able to print in access

We have the same problem but only when printing to Small Business server fax printer. Anyone know the fix?

RE: Not able to print in access

(OP)
yes I can go print to preview.

RE: Not able to print in access

So, Print Preview works. If you click File > Print does the dialog box come up or is that when you get the error? If that's not when you get the error when is it that you DO get it? What steps do you use? Which version of Access are you using? Which OS? Networked printer or local? Has it ever printed correctly from Access?

RE: Not able to print in access

We don't use Access here, but I have heard a rumor (so this isn't written in stone!) that this is a fairly common Access bug. Check Microsoft to see if they have a patch. When we DL'd the last Office patch, our Excel printing problems went away.

RE: Not able to print in access

(OP)
It seems that WinFax working in the background is the culpret. By
not having that program running I can print in Access. It is either
that or it finally deceided to come off vacation and do its job.

RE: Not able to print in access

Thanks for letting us know the solution.

RE: Not able to print in access

make sure that WinFax isn't in the background.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close