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


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 > 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:
  5. Select the correct printer via the Set Default Printer shortcut on SIMS

The report should now load as normal.

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