Error 1004: Unable to set the LeftFooter

When trying to run a report in SIMS, the following error appears: Error 1004: Unable to set the LeftFooter property of the PageSetup class

Explanation

This error occurs when the wrong version of Screwdrivers is installed on the computer. To resolve this:

  1. Check whether your PC is a 32 bit or 64 bit machine by right clicking on This PC and selecting Properties
  2. Uninstall Screwdrivers via Add or remove programs
  3. Reinstall the correct version of Screwdrivers via faq.scomis.org > Hosted Application Connector > Driverless Printing Client (You will have a 32 or 64 bit option which must match your PC)
  4. Once downloaded, follow the guidance on the following FAQ to ensure you have the correct settings for Screwdrivers: https://faq.scomis.org/kb18499/
  5. Select the correct printer via the Set Default Printer shortcut on SIMS

The report should now load as normal.

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