Creating a 3 Page SuperReport Job Ticket (For Windows Computers)
By Jesse Wiegand 01/23/03
This tutorial is an example of how to setup a 3-page custom
SuperReport Job Ticket. You could use this same tutorial to setup any custom
SuperReport just by changing your page dimensions
the job window highlight any job from the list then click on the
<Print> button and select <Report Manager> from the dropdown
the “Reports Manager” window make sure that “Super Reports” is selected in
the “Select Report Type” section. Then click the <Super Report
Editor> button and select <New Report> from the drop down menu.
you will be in the “Super Report Editor” window. By default, the page size
is set for 8.5 X 11. Since, in this operation we want to setup a
multi-page job ticket, we need to set the printer for this job ticket to
be the one we just installed. So, our next step is to click on the
<File> menu and select <Page Setup>.
will open the “Print Setup” window. In the “Printer” section of that
window select the printer from the drop down menu.
selecting the printer change the Paper Size to “PostScript Custom Page
Size”. Then click on the “Properties” button.
the “MS Publisher Imagesetter Document Properties” window, click the
“Advanced” button on the bottom right of the screen.
the “MS Publisher Imagesetter Advanced Options” window select “PostScript
Custom Page Size” from the “Paper Size” drop down menu.
the “PostScript Custom Page Size Definition” window change “Width” and
“Height” from the “Custom Page Size Dimension” area and change “Paper Feed
Direction” to “Short Edge First”
the <OK> button on all windows until you see the “SRPro Adjust
Reports” window. Click the <Don’t Adjust> button.
Super Report is set to view in Points. To change this to inches or
millimeters click on the “Ruler Units” under the “Options” drop down menu.
From here, you will be able to view the entire page size of
Note: Once you have edited the page,
you will need to change the printer back to your normal default printer. In
this example we are going to use the HP OfficeJet Series 700 printer.
the “File” menu select “Page Setup”
the “Print Setup” window select your normal default printer (again, in
this case, we will use the HP OfficeJet).
- In the
“Paper” section select “Letter (8.5 X 11 in.)” from the “Size” dropdown
menu. Then click <OK>.
the “SRPro Adjust Report” window click <Don’t Adjust>. Then click
<Save & Close>
Even though the SuperReport was setup as an 8.5 X 33 custom
form, it will now print as 3 8.5 X 11 forms.
Whenever you want to edit the custom SuperReport you will
need to change your printer to the oversized printer in order to view the
entire SuperReport. Then, when your finished editing the report, change the
printer back to your default printer so that the report will print on an 8.5 X
11 sheet of paper.