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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The default is -1, which specifies no output, so you’ll need to change this to a more reasonable value.

Spurious error messages when using report listener to preview a report for details. What you have done is to hide the effects of the problem. Summary Microsoft has done an incredible job of opening up the VFP reporting engine, both at design-time and run-time. App does with respect to caching and supplying a common reportlistener reference across multiple report runs. I recommend a look at the Visual FoxPro documentation for details.

Got something to say? My work-around for now is as follows: Such a custom object must also have a few other methods because if ExtensionHandler references an object, other methods will also use this object.


The results are shown in Figure 3.

The proxy object has an oForm property that references the actual preview form. Sign in to vote. This code uses several properties of the class: Presumably the ones included in the original post.

Am I the only one with this problem? The XFRX listener works fine, no garbage on screen.

VFP Reporting System Fundamentals – Part 2

In VFP 9, you simply set the Visible property of the print button in the toolbar to. If you want to create your own class to use as a preview window, your class must have a couple of methods because the report listener will call them:.

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. The Developer Download files for this chapter, available at www. This mode is similar to 0, except that the report engine does not reporttlistener the rendered pages to the printer.

The RemoveReports method removes all reports from the collection. If you do so, set the Reload property of the object to. Here’s how these listeners can be chained together:.


Rendering is another complication. In that case, OutputPage will handle outputting to the specified file. If you do so, set the Reload property of the object to. There is no This. Am I missing a step? Nullam et pulvinar tellus.

Extending the Visual FoxPro 9 Reporting System

The preview form has a Toolbar property that contains a reference to the Toolbar, so set the Visible property of cmdPrint in loListener. We’re making a little fun of you. PRG and run it to see how these different data sessions work. I never found the cause of the problem, but I solved it satisfactorily by modifying the report listener code.

Updates the feedback UI.

VFP 9.0 Reporting System Fundamentals – Part 2

It can’t process reports in object-assisted mode unless it has a reportlistener object. From the VFP9 Help file: You can change any of these properties to change the appearance of the field in the report.

The object-assisted mode of the report engine is enabled through some new command syntax:.