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Can Vista reports be saved in a PDF format

Issue

Vista only supports EXCEL reports.

Environment

Vista 4 and 5

Cause

Vista reports only supports EXCEL format as a standard installation.

Resolution

A PDF printer can be installed and set to auto save as a PDF file.

Vista can then print the report to the PDF printer which will save the file as a PDF.

To set this up you need to first install the PDF printer. PDFCreator is one printer option that can be set to auto save functionality.

Here is a link to download this software.

http://www.pdfforge.org/

Once installed you configure the auto save option

Then in Vista setup the report to print to the PDFCreator

The setup the Report Periodical to print the report

This will then save the report as a PDF in the folder defined in the PDFCreator setup.

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