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    Default Print Preview->Save AS dialog...

    Greetings,

    Still being fairly new to A5 I hope I am describing this correctly.

    We generate a report to the Preview window in a RunTime Version 7. Then on the top menu bar "select format for saving report" drop-down and choose "Adobe Acrobat PDF file" to get to a "Save As" dialog. In the Filename field it defaults the location to the report name in the sub-folder where the .dbf file is located. Question...

    Is there anyway to get the default location for the report to be in a "more" normal temporairy location like: \Documents and Setting\UserName\... or even \Windows\Temp rather than where the .dbf is? If so, where is that setting kept as I have been unable to locate it. If not, I think it would be a "Good Thing"(tm) to do.

    Regards,
    Keith
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    Default Re: Print Preview->Save AS dialog...

    Dang. 10 1/2 years later I have the same question. Wish someone had provided an answer.

    Or maybe someone did. And sometimes the answer is just "no".

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    Default Re: Print Preview->Save AS dialog...

    Quote Originally Posted by phxUser View Post
    Dang. 10 1/2 years later I have the same question. Wish someone had provided an answer.

    Or maybe someone did. And sometimes the answer is just "no".
    The answer for a5v7 is no doubt no. At least for the standard option.

    The yes option would be to build an xdialog that does what you want and then is called from a customized button that can be added to the standard toolbar.

    That's what we end up doing when the standards don't fit our needs/wants.
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