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For ERP LN feature pack upgrade, what method of install are you using?
Installation Wizard into existing VRC
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Old 4th December 2008, 07:50
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Problem when printing text with multiple #
Baan: ERP LN 6.1
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GDay,

Our guys do have a lot of item text where they have something like e.g. ### Test Item ###
Unfortunatley it looks like that ERPLN independent of the Printer always only print 1 #, so it comes out like # Test Item #.
Semicolons do also sometimes cause problems. Are that reserved characters and can I do something to make the system print it correct? It shows correct in the little text window.

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Old 4th December 2008, 07:59
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hi,
As i understood your problem.
I could suggest you to use ascii value to print reserved charecter.
Use ASCII values of those reserved charecter.
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Old 4th December 2008, 16:03
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If I recall correctly in 4c4 there are some reserved characters, but I do not recall if this included the # or ; characters. I would check with Infor support.
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This is based on the experience with the % character in labels. If you want to print/display the % character using a label, you have to specify the character twice (as %%) to show just once in the display.

So, to extend on that, to get your text output like you want, you may want to try ###### Text ###### to get output as ### Text ###.

Yes, the ## character is a macro-expansion reserved character, so maybe the system is treating it specially somehow.
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Hello,

thanks for the answers.

It seems like the last answer is pretty close. Just tested it.

1x #: nothing prints
2x #: it prints 1x
3x #: it prints 1x
4x #: it prints 2x
5x #: it prints 2x
6x #: it prints 3x

I guess I will just replace the hashes with something like No. because that is what they use it for.

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