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Print Preview Excel Template with VB 2010

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I can't get this to work. My program fills all the values into an Excel spreadsheet- no problems there. What I'd like to do is a print preview/print function. I can't seem to get my code right, all I get are blank pages in the print preview box.

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  1.             Dim oExcel As Object = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
  2.             oExcel.Workbooks.Open("C:\DailyLogs\DailyLog.xlsx")
  3.             PrintPreviewDialog1.Document = PrintDocument1
  4.             PrintPreviewDialog1.ShowDialog()
  5.             oExcel.Sheet1.PrintPreview()
So as I see it, this should open excel, then navigate to the actual excel file. The print preview dialog should come up, which it does, and the excel sheet 1 should be previewing, but it's not? I don't have any errors, just a blank print preview.

Does anyone have any ideas? I've been up and down the internet with no luck.

Thanks
Oct 1 '10 #1
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danp129
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If you exit the code, leaving the sheet open, does print preview look right?

If you do a print preview while recording a macro, do you see anything done in code it generates that is helpful?
Oct 1 '10 #2

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