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Print Scripts to Printers, not .pnf files

Question asked by tag002 on Jul 12, 2018
Latest reply on Jul 12, 2018 by TSGal

How to print scripts in the absence of a Print Setup on the File Menu of the Scripts Work Space?

Depending upon what other print setups or printing you have done within your application, File/PrintScript will attempt to write a .pnf file for which there is no application on Windows.  This happens even when Print to File is not set.  The only work around I have found is to first go to one of the layouts of my application, File/PrintSetup then File/Print then return to the Script Workspace and File/Print.  The earlier setup seems to carry over to Script Printing.

 

My platform is FM Pro Advanced 16.04.403 running on Windows 10 (up to date).

 

Related requests for enhancement: add the step number to script prints and add a function Get(ScriptStepNumber) so that error messages can accurately point to a specific line in a script even as steps are added or removed from the script.  For large, complex scripts, working from paper is very helpful to see the full picture without a lot of scrolling.  These enhancements will significantly help development efficiency.

 

TAG002

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