How can I programmatically combine reports with different orientations?

  • 30 December 2021
  • 4 replies

I am using the following code to combine two reports programmatically:

public PXAction<BAccount> Print1099Reports;
[PXButton(CommitChanges = true, Category = "Actions")]
[PXUIField(DisplayName = "Print 1099 Cover", )]
protected virtual void print1099Reports()
var reportParams = new Dictionary<string, string>();
string bAccountID = Base.CurrentBAccount.Current.AcctCD;
reportParams.Add("BAccount.BAccount", bAccountID);

PXReportRequiredException ex = null;
ex = PXReportRequiredException.CombineReport(ex, "ZRLTTX03", reportParams, false);
ex = PXReportRequiredException.CombineReport(ex, "ZRLTTX04", reportParams, false);

if (ex != null)
ex.Mode = PXBaseRedirectException.WindowMode.New;
throw ex;

However, the reports have different portrait/landscape orientation, and this is not taken into account.


Is this possible, and if not, when will it be?


Best answer by Hughes Beausejour 30 December 2021, 17:07

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To my knowledge, this is not possible because Acumatica renders report with a single page settings object. You can create a feature request for it here: Ideas | Community (


Alternatively you can try rolling your own if you render Acumatica report to PDF file.

Get PDF file from Report using Code - Acumatica Developers Blog

And combine the output PDF file with a third party PDF library.

Merging multiple PDFs using iTextSharp in - Stack Overflow
c# - Merging PDFs with different orientations with iTextSharp - Stack Overflow

Not the answer I wanted, but it is what I expected. Thank you.


The feature request is here: Render reports with different page orientations

Userlevel 6
Badge +4

Hi @Deetz  and @Hughes Beausejour , Did you try with sub reports? 

@ChandrasekharM - I can confirm this does NOT work.


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