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Topic: Creat PDF from ....
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 110675
From: cooterBrown
Date: 5/1/2004 01:08 AM

I am trying to create a PDF from visual basic that currently spools a Text string to the default printer like this:

Private Sub PrintText(Out As Object, TextToPrint As String, LMarg As Integer)
If TextToPrint <> "" Then
If mboolCenterOn Then
Out.CurrentX = (Out.ScaleWidth - Out.TextWidth(TextToPrint)) / 2
ElseIf mboolIndentOn Then
Out.CurrentX = C_INDENT
ElseIf mboolOutlineOn Then
If mboolOutlineNewLine Then
Out.CurrentX = C_INDENT - Out.TextWidth(Chr(mintNextOutlineIndex + 96) & ". ")
TextToPrint = Chr(mintNextOutlineIndex + 96) & ". " & TextToPrint
mintNextOutlineIndex = mintNextOutlineIndex + 1
mboolOutlineNewLine = False
Out.CurrentX = C_INDENT
End If
End If
Out.Print TextToPrint
Out.CurrentX = LMarg
End If
End Sub

What is the absolute easiest way to do this, given the current method I am using as posted above? Buying Acrobat Full version for 600 users is not an option.
Someone had suggested buying a print driver that prints to PDF. I am distributing this abroad to over 600 users... Does that mean buy 600 print drivers? Is there much programming involved? Would we have to install a PDF printer on to everyone's machine? Sample VB Projects or cut and paste code would be helpful. Please be thorough...


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