This method prints the PDF c:\temp\filetoprint.pdf.
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Option Explicit ' Force variable declaration
' Author : Karl De Abrew
' Company : Planet PDF
' Date : 30 November, 1998
' This vb method uses the VB printer object and a command line call
' sourced from the Acrobat Developer FAQ to print a single PDF silently
' This method / function should be extended to suit the requirements
' of an organisation
Dim strCommandLine As String
Dim strPrinterName As String
Dim strDriverName As String
Dim strPortName As String
Dim strFileNameToPrint As String
strFileNameToPrint = "c:\temp\filetoprint.pdf"
strPrinterName = Printer.DeviceName
strDriverName = Printer.DriverName
strPortName = Printer.Port
' Perform some error checking here
strCommandLine = "c:\acrobat3\reader\AcroRd32.exe /t """ + _
strFileNameToPrint + """ """ + _
strPrinterName + """ """ + _
strDriverName + """ """ + _
strPortName + """"
If (Shell(strCommandLine, vbHide) <> 0)Then
MsgBox "Job has been sent to the printer using the command "
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