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Topic: Word to PDF
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 59940
From: mlui
Date: 5/29/2002 05:42 PM

Hi,

I am using the OLE to automate the conversion with bookmarks as follows:

Sub WordToPDF()
Dim aWord As AdobePDFMakerX.Word
Dim aOptions As AdobePDFMakerX.Options
Set aWord = CreateObject("AdobePDFMakerX.Word")
Set aOptions = aWord.Options
aOptions.PDFCreator = pdfMakerDistiller
aOptions.ViewPDFFile = False
aWord.CreatePDF "word.doc", "acrobat.pdf"
Set aWord = Nothing
Set aOptions = Nothing
End Sub

But I always gets "Automation Error" when it show 100% complete and the result file is not on the current directory but the Acrobat\Distillr directory. Is there are any step that I missed?

Besides I also consider calling:
oWord run "DoPrefsForm"
to automate it. But the PDFWriter screen is modal and I cannot send any key (such as Alt+C for the create button).

Please help on either way.

Thanks!

Margaret

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