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Topic: Using printpagessilent prints out garbled pdf to laserjet 5si
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 92562
From: adamtuliper
Date: 7/23/2003 12:03 AM

Using printpagessilent going to two printers works just fine. Theres one particular printer (actually any laserjet 5si) that prints out the first page, and then each page after it has a smaller and smaller portion of only the background image until it spits out the last page which is almost blank. The odd thing is, if I tell it not to close acrobat when its done printing, and then I go to file->print, it goes to that printer without a problem.

I've tried printing with all different options such as
'acrobatDoc.PrintPagesSilent(0, acrobatDoc.GetPDDoc.GetNumPages(), 1, 0, 0)
'acrobatDoc.PrintPagesSilent(0, acrobatDoc.GetPDDoc.GetNumPages(), 3, 0, 0)
'acrobatDoc.PrintPagesSilent(0, acrobatDoc.GetPDDoc.GetNumPages(), 3, 1, 0)
'acrobatDoc.PrintPagesSilent(0, acrobatDoc.GetPDDoc.GetNumPages(), 2, 0, 1)
acrobatDoc.PrintPagesSilent(0, acrobatDoc.GetPDDoc.GetNumPages(), 1, 0, 0)

but going to that one printer they just dont work right (unless I choose file-Print). Any ideas? The printer that doesn't work right is a laserjet6.

The code to make it specifically fail (again works fine on two printers, fails on the laserjet5si) is this:

Dim strFileName As String
Dim acrobatApp As Acrobat.CAcroApp
Dim acrobatDoc As CAcroAVDoc

Set acrobatApp = CreateObject("AcroExch.App")
Set acrobatDoc = CreateObject("AcroExch.AVDoc")

strFileName = "c:\filetemp\a433647a-6864-436e-9827-dee9f6e32ea4-107.2.pdf"
acrobatDoc.Open strFileName, ""
acrobatDoc.PrintPagesSilent 0, acrobatDoc.GetPDDoc.GetNumPages(), 1, 0, 0
acrobatDoc.Close (True)


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