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Topic: Re: PDF manipulation on end-user system?
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58017
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:29 PM

At 8:07 AM +1000 10/12/01, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>In short, we created a Windows app. Based on user activity, we want
>the app to print 1 or more pre-prepared report-type pages. For
>convenience and consistency, we've found that distributing the pages
>in PDF format, and "shelling" out to Acrobat for viewing / printing,
>to be the best route. However...

Sounds good...

>We need to either A) create individual PDF files which would then be
>merged into one at run-time or B) find a way to tell Acrobat to
>display / print only pages 5,7,15,3,21, etc...

Option A is a LOT easier to solve...

>The end-user will have only Acrobat *Reader* on the system, not the
>full Acrobat program.

So you need to do all the PDF manipulation from your own
software, right? What development language - C/C++, VB? Would you
rather a native library or a COM/OLE object?

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