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Topic: Using PdfMaker from VB
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 147894
From: MarkSymes
Date: 3/22/2006 03:14 AM

Hi

I'm trying to automate some printing to pdfs using VB. I've managed to get everything working but there are a couple of problems.

1 - Overcoming the request for a filename - I've got past this using Sendkeys, but it's not ideal

2 - Once the file is printed, it is opened in Acrobat. As I want to manipulate the file once it's printed, I don't want it to open up.

If I were in Word/VBA I could get round this by specifying a Joboptions file in
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Acrobat\PDFMaker\6.0\Word\Settings\Joboptions
and then changing the values in
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Acrobat\PDFMaker\6.0\Global\Settings
but there is no setting under Settings for Visual Basic.

Does anybody know how I can either

a) Force PdfMaker to respect the global settings or
b) Convince PdfMaker it's printing from Word?

Thanks In Advance

Mark


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