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Topic: AppleScripting EPS Generation in Acrobat 5
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 51734
From: lpetro
Date: 5/29/2002 04:47 PM

Hi,
I am currently generating EPS files from Acrobat 4 in AppleScript using PreFab Player to script unscriptable portions (of which there are plenty, unfortunately). With the release of Acrobat 5, I was hopeful I could eliminate the use of PreFab Player and use Acrobat 5's AppleScript support exclusively to do this. After reading the SDK and looking at the AppleScript dictionary for Acrobat 5, I am lead to believe it may be possible. However, I simply cannot get the syntax to work. I know that to generate an EPS from Acrobat 5 you do a Save As with the using parameter to select the type of file format conversion you desire (in my case EPS Conversion). I would like to be able to change specific options relating to PostScript Level, etc. From the dictionary, it looks like it is possible. Any Ideas? Thanks.
Lyle Petro
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
lyle.petro@theSP.com


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