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Topic: RE: Selecting a printer's paper tray, programmatically
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58470
From: Deleted User
Date: 5/29/2002 05:32 PM


Not sure on the specifics you mention, I wouldn't think that the Paper Tray
would be something that is open to Acrobat IAC/SDK control(?) - it's usually
a platform/OS thing. (What about API Calls?)

This Article on MSDN details how to do it using the API (in FoxPro but the
it's the similar code for other Apps):, I didn't
have a good look around but I would say searching for API + Printer + Tray
would probably result in the API calls you could use in VB/VC etc.


> I appears the only way to select a printer's paper tray using the
> Acrobat's SDK (AcroExch Objects) is to present your user with the print
> dialog. Unfortunately, this is unacceptable for my application. Has anyone
> used Windows SDK methods CreateDC, StartDoc, DocumentProperties, EndDoc
> with AcroExch.AVDoc(PDDoc). It seems to me I need to get these working
> together to print a pdf to a specific paper tray, from a custom
> application. Does anyone know of an example doing this? Or have any other
> suggestions?

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