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Topic: Re: Email pdf from Word mail merge
Conf: (P-PDF) Beginners, Msg: 69544
From: qibt
Date: 7/30/2002 09:32 AM

It will be run on a desktop machines, and will be started manually by the user but as automated as possible from that point on.

So you recommend using word, and then automating the print to pdf and email send from word?


On 7/30/2002 12:37:03 AM, LeonardR wrote:
>At 3:58 PM +1000 7/29/02,
>p-pdf-beginners Listmanager
>>I currently have a Word mail merge document that is linked to an
>>Access query. This document is then printed and posted out. I want
>>to look at converting the documents to pdf's and then emailing it
>>out. The process should be as automated as possible.
>Is this going to run on a
>desktop or server machine?
>Will a
>human be kicking off the
>process or will it be full
>>What is the best way to go about this? Developing a VB.NET app using
>>the Acrobat api, or using ADBC to get the info directly then
>>Sendmail, or some other way?
>Depending on the answers to
>the above, will determine what
>your options are (eg. since
>Acrobat can't be used on a
>server). But
>in general, I suspect that
>you'll be best off doing the
>merge in Word
>then printing to PDF.
>Leonard Rosenthol
>Chief Technical Officer
>PDF Sages, Inc.
>215-629-3700 (voice)
>215-629-0789 (fax)

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