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Topic: Word To PDF 2
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 59944
From: Jassi
Date: 5/29/2002 05:42 PM

Hi all,

I need some help (I suppose we all do)

I need to convert some word doc's to pdf.

I'm trying to use AdobePDFMakerX.Word

Here is my code:

Option Explicit
Dim PDFMaker As AdobePDFMakerX.Word
Dim objWord As Word.Application
Dim DestFile As String
Dim SrcFile As String

Private Sub Form_Load()
SrcFile = Command()

If SrcFile = "" Then
Unload Me
End
End If

Set PDFMaker = New AdobePDFMakerX.Word
Set objWord = New Word.Application

objWord.Visible = True

DestFile = "C:\test\testpdf.doc"

objWord.Documents.Open (SrcFile)

If PDFMaker.CreatePDF(SrcFile, DestFile) Then
MsgBox "Success"
Else

End If

objWord.ActiveDocument.Close

objWord.Quit

Set PDFMaker = Nothing
Set objWord = Nothing

Unload Me

End Sub

The problem is that word quits before the document gets converted to pdf.

If I omit the last lines then word remains open even after the pdf file is generated.

I've tried adding a loop to wait for the status of PDFMaker.CreatePDF to become true. The status becomes true as soon as PDFMaker.CreatePDF creates a postscript file (which I don't need). I need the program to wait for the PDF file generation.

Can someone help urgently.....


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