How to Print Records
Report Type: From print window, select the report type as either "Basic" or "Custom".
Beware that, to print a custom report your license must cover "custom reporting" feature.
- To print a single record which is currently displayed, click Print from toolbar of the record window.
- To print multiple records, select the desired records from the record listing and then click Print from main toolbar.
Alternatively, you may right click on the record listing and select "print...".
Data Source: Select whether you want to print selected records or all records of the current view or all records existing
in current catalog.
- Basic Reports: There is a fixed default template for this report type and you may modify limited properties
of the report by clicking the configuration button next to the template selection box.
See Basic Reports for more information.
- Custom Reports: Select the report template from the list of available templates.
Remember that, you must have already created a custom report template for the catalog to which the records belong.
Otherwise the template selection box will be empty and print function will not be available. You may click the "report manager"
button to create a new custom report template.
Tip: SpeedBase will only show the templates which were designed for the current catalog.
If you have already designed a report template but it is not displayed in the template selection box, that means the template
was designed for a different catalog than the records you want to print and you need to create a new template for the
The preview window may not display all records requested if large number of records are sent to the preview. This will
not affect however the actual printing.
How to Generate PDF Outputs
Windows 10 comes with a pdf printer driver and you may generate PDF outputs from any application by simply selecting "Microsoft Print to PDF" from the available printer devices on print dialog.
If this driver does not show up, you may need to enable it from "Turn Windows Features On or Off" window.
Older Versions of Windows
You are recommended to install one of the free PDF printer drivers available on the internet.
This solution has also the additional benefit of ability to print to PDF not only from SpeedBase, from all applications on your computer which have printing capability.
Once you have installed a PDF printer driver, it will show up just like a printer device inside the printer selection box on print dialog and you will then be able to
print to PDF by simply selecting that PDF driver.
For your convenience, we have included here some of the popular and freeware PDF printer drivers available from 3rd party software developers: