Log In    |    Knowledge Base    |    4D Home
Tech Tip: Procedurally printing scaled forms
PRODUCT: 4D | VERSION: 2003.3 | PLATFORM: Mac & Win
Published On: April 29, 2004
Your current browser may not allow you to download the asset. We recommend Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
Log In

Compatible with 2003.3

If you would like to procedurally print a scaled version of a form, here is a way to do this:

- Go into the Form editor of the form you'd like to print (we'll use the Output form)
- Go to the File menu and select Page Setup
- Navigate to the Advanced options (This will depend on your printer)
- Set your Scaling value (Figure 1)
- Save your settings for this form

Using the following code, we can then procedurally print a scaled version of our Output form:

ALL RECORDS([Table 1])
PAGE SETUP([Table 1];"Output")

It is important to remember that if you create a new form that you would like to print scaled down, you will have to do the steps mentioned above on that form. The scaling setting only applies to a certain form, not all forms in your database.