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Topic: Re: Need to Print PDF without Acrobat Exchange.
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57792
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:28 PM

At 11:28 AM -0500 10/31/00, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>Hello. I am currently using the acrobat control within VB and the
>FDFACX 1.0 Type Library. Currently viewing a pdf is not a problem.
>But when I want to Print a pdf, I need Acrobat Exchange. As you may
>already know, there is a licensing fee, but there isn't on for
>Acrobat Reader.
>The code below would do BUT it doesn't fire the Import Form Data
>action before it prints so it always prints the wrong data. Does
>anyone know of a way to print a pdf, importing its fdf without using
Well, the first thing I would do is upgrade to Acrobat 4 and
see if this "problem" still exists. You are using software that is
almost 2 years old - it's most likely that the problem has been
addressed in the latest version.

If that doesn't solve your problem, I would look into the
PDFToolkit from ActivePDF (). It's an
ActiveX/COM component that
would let you do the form field merging w/o the need for Acrobat at
all - and then you could just use Reader to print.

Leonard Rosenthol
Sr. Software Engineer (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Digital Applications (215) 440-0504 (fax)

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