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Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

  • 1.  Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

    Posted 22 days ago
    Recently GP updated the Print Output Screen to automatically maximize when something prints to screen. Does anyone know if there is any way to turn this off? (3rd party products?)
    We have users that don't always need these so they close out of these windows. They start clicking close repeatedly for multiple windows, then accidently close GP. This ends up causing other windows that may be open to get hung up.

    Thank you in advance!

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    Danyell Maloney
    CINCH Tech Support Consultant
    Cultura Technologies

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  • 2.  RE: Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

    GPUG ALL STAR
    Posted 22 days ago
    Hi @Danyell Maloney

    I, myself, do not have time to troubleshoot this one, but I'm almost certain it will be a setting in the DEX.ini in the Data folder.

    @David Musgrave will likely be our best bet for a sure answer.​​

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  • 3.  RE: Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

    GPUG ALL STAR
    Posted 22 days ago
    Edited by David Musgrave 21 days ago
    @Danyell Maloney

    I checked (using GP Power Tools) whether there was a Dex.ini setting looked for when you print a report and there wasn't one. So there is no way to turn this off.

    A long time ago, I had already added a screen output memory for size and position into GP Power Tools when @Shawn Dorward first asked me for this functionality.

    This has now been updated to undo the maximize that GP does and size to whatever the last size, position and state was when the window was closed.

    Just install GP Power Tools and activate the free 30 day trial.

    David

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    David Musgrave MVP, GPUG All-Star

    Managing Director
    Winthrop Development Consultants

    Perth, Western Australia

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  • 4.  RE: Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

    GPUG ALL STAR
    Posted 21 days ago
    Oops. quick follow up. The fix detailed below:

    • Updated Report Screen Output Memory to remember maximized or normal state and restore state, even on v18.3 which maximizes by default.

    Is included in build 28.5 which is a hotfix that is still in beta testing and has not been officially released to the public yet.

    If you want to test the beta build, please let me know and I can give you access.

    If there is demand, I can release 28.5 earlier rather than later. It is ready to go but I was just waiting to see if any other changes were needed. Trying not to release too many hotfixes.

    Regards

    David

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    David Musgrave MVP, GPUG All-Star

    Managing Director
    Winthrop Development Consultants

    Perth, Western Australia

    http://www.winthropdc.com
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  • 5.  RE: Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

    TOP CONTRIBUTOR
    Posted 21 days ago
    I will be watching for this release as the screens opening full size are driving me crazy!  Thanks for fixing it David!

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    Nancy Edwards
    Director of Operations
    H&W Computer Systems, Inc
    Boise ID
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  • 6.  RE: Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

    GPUG ALL STAR
    Posted 21 days ago
    Hi @Nancy Edwards

    Email me at support at WinthropDC​ dot com if you would like the links to the beta code.

    Otherwise, I will probably release it sooner so people can solve this, plus the other tweaks I have made to the GPPT code.

    Regards

    David

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    David Musgrave MVP, GPUG All-Star

    Managing Director
    Winthrop Development Consultants

    Perth, Western Australia

    http://www.winthropdc.com
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  • 7.  RE: Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

    Posted 21 days ago
    We have several customers looking for this feature. Can you please let us know when this is released. Thank you!

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    Danyell Maloney
    Implementation Specialist/Tech Support Consultant
    Cultura Technologies
    Atlanta GA
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  • 8.  RE: Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

    GPUG ALL STAR
    Posted 21 days ago
    Hi all

    Due to demand for this feature, I have released the GP Power Tools build 28.5 hotfix.

    It is available for download now. Here are the details:

    https://winthropdc.wordpress.com/2021/01/06/gppt-gp-power-tools-build-28-5-hotfix-released/

    Regards

    David

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    David Musgrave MVP, GPUG All-Star

    Managing Director
    Winthrop Development Consultants

    Perth, Western Australia

    http://www.winthropdc.com
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  • 9.  RE: Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

    TOP CONTRIBUTOR
    Posted 20 days ago
    Wonderful!!  Thank you very much David!!!

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    Nancy Edwards
    Director of Operations
    H&W Computer Systems, Inc
    Boise ID
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  • 10.  RE: Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

    Posted 20 days ago
    Thank you @David Musgrave

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    Danyell Maloney
    Implementation Specialist/Tech Support Consultant
    Cultura Technologies
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  • 11.  RE: Turn Off Maximum Print Output Screen

    GPUG ALL STAR
    Posted 19 days ago
    Hi all

    A clarification on how the fix in GP Power Tools build 28.5 works.

    It was not possible to prevent GP 18.3 maximizing the window. So my code "restores" it after it opens and maximizes,  it then applies the size and position of when the window was last closed. Finally, if you last had the window maximized, it will maximize again.

    This means a maximized window might flicker as the sizing is applied. It was necessary to restore.before applying the size and position as it does not work if the calls are made against the window when still maximized.

    So, when the feature is active (it is on by default but can be disabled), whatever the position, size and state of the window is when you close it will be used when it is next opened.

    Hope you find this information and the feature useful.

    Regards

    David


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    David Musgrave MVP, GPUG All-Star

    Managing Director
    Winthrop Development Consultants

    Perth, Western Australia

    http://www.winthropdc.com
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