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PaulSt

I created a report from a sqlite database in an array and imported that array into listview. I tweaked the listview to create a formatted version of the report. Now I want to copy (to Word for example) or print from listview retaning the listview formatting. I can't see a way to do it.

Any insight is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. :graduated:

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SadBunny
What exactly do you mean by "retaining the listview formatting"? Like pasting a screenshot in word? Or preserve the order that it has in the Listview? Or something else?

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PaulSt

Thanks for your interest SadBunny.

The LV has been formatted with a fixed font (Courier), some text has been padded, cols have been aligned, etc. so that LV items line up like:

Joe Jones

Assets as of 12/31/09

Desc and Acct Cost MV

----------------------- -------- --------

IBM Account 1234 100 125

Coca Cola Account 345 45 50

In effect this LV is essentially a formatted report.

I would like to place btns on the gui holding the LV that would enable the user to copy to clipboard, and/or print from list view but can't see what functions I should use.

Should I be importing the array derived from sqlite into RichText for the report rather than LV?

Am I taking the wrong approach to create an sqlite report?

Many thanks for your interest and input.

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leos

You can generate a html document from your information, and load it into IExplorer (see specific functions), with all formatting you want.

From IExplorer you can print the document properly.

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PaulSt

Thanks for your helpful post leos.

I have moved ahead as you suggested and created the html doc. It loads into IE nicely. I also embedded IE in a GUI with good success.

Now I am wondering if anyone has developed a GUI that presents the html report and offers options (i.e. buttons) for printing, copying, etc. using rich text or some other component within the GUI?

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