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Topic: Re: Print PDF with different paper sources from VB
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58224
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:31 PM

At 3:26 PM -0400 6/25/01, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I am trying to print PDF file from Visual Basic using the Acrobat
>Control for ActiveX (pdf.ocx) ,

Ah, you can't do that! Or if you could, the method for doing
so is undocumented and unsupported. The "correct" way to print a
PDF would be to use DDE and/or OLE to the full Acrobat package
(Reader doesn't support automation).

>also i want to set different paper sources for different pages, how
>do i accomplish this with Visual Basic Code.

You can't! You would have to split the PDF up into different
sections (again with OLE to the full Acrobat) and then print each
section to a different printer by switching the OS printer object
before printing.

Leonard Rosenthol

Director of Software Development (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Appligent, Inc. (formerly Digital Applications) (610) 284-4233 (fax)

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