"Page header plus page footer is too long for the page" error when no default printer configured

Programs Affected:

  • Report Commander 1.x

Article ID: K00000324
Last Reviewed: 8 September 2008

Symptoms

When you try to print, export, or preview a report in Report Commander, you receive one of the following error messages:

Page header plus page footer is too long for the page

or

Page header or footer longer than a page

This error only occurs if there is no default printer designated for the computer.

Cause

Crystal Reports requires that a default printer be designated for the computer, as it uses layout settings from the default printer even if you are not printing the report.

Resolution

In the Windows Printers view, make sure that a default printer has been designated.

If no printers are configured for the computer, you will need to add a printer and set it as the default. It does not matter whether the printer configured for the computer is valid or usable (unless you really plan to print); it just needs to be defined. Go through the Printer Configuration Wizard and select the "Generic" printer manufacturer, and the generic text-only printer driver.

 

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Deepak
 
As above you have mentioned that the current system should have default printer to avoid this problem. But I already have a default printer but still getting that error then after reading this article I have changed my default printer but still problem not got solved. then I have reduced the size of the header section by deleting some content the it started showing report.
 
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