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jasper printReport problem

  Asked By: Dora    Date: Jun 10    Category: Java    Views: 1779

I am developing a web application which includes a lots of reports.

Now if I am trying to give this showDialog true in
JasperPrintManager.printReport(jasperPrint, true), the print dialogue is coming
in Server even if i am dealing reports from any client machine.
I want the print dialogue shown on the client machine itself. How this possible?
Also how can I select printers installed on the client machine with this option?

here is my print code:

JRDataSource searchDataSource = new JRSearchDataSource(data);
JasperPrint print = JasperFillManager.fillReport(report, new HashMap(),
JasperPrintManager.printReport(print, true);



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Edwin Chavez     Answered On: Jun 10

for loading printers  you can use this part

javax.print.PrintService[] services = PrintServiceLookup.lookupPrintServices(null, null);

and for printing you can use this part

JasperPrint jasperPrint = JasperFillManager.fillReport(jasperReport, new HashMap(), dataSource);
PrinterJob job = PrinterJob.getPrinterJob();
JRPrinterAWT.printPages(job, jasperPrint, 0, size, true);

there are a lot of way for printing in jasper  for more info you can see jasper report samples

Answer #2    Answered By: Burk Martin     Answered On: Jun 10

My application  is web  based. I use your code  and the result is the same that my print  dialogue is coming in Server side when the request is from client. I think may be i can use applet but i don't try it yet.

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