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Does anyone know of a way to print Adobe Acrobat files within Delphi (either 1, 2 or 3) without calling Acrobat?

I would prefer a component, but anything will help.

Many thanks!
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I don't know what you mean by not calling Acrobat. If you don't want to make a PDF parser, you will need to launch Acrobat.
I've asked Adobe if they could document the "auto" print feature of Acrobat, and their answer is as follows:

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The method to do what your customer wants is undocumented because it has
not been tested and therefore is unsupported. As far as I know, however, there haven't been any problems reported. The parameters are as follows.

AcroRd32.exe /t path printername drivername portname

The four parameters of the /t option evaluate to path, printername, drivername and portname (all strings). It fills out AVDocPrintParamRec struct which is documented in the Acrobat Viewer Plug-In API On-Line Reference
Manual (appended). FYI, I have also appended Distiller info that among other things describes the available command line options.

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I hope that this can help you.
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Thanks for the info.  However, would it be possible to get the Distiller and Plug-In reference docos?  I will grade your answer as excellent regardless, but it would really be appreciated if you could append that information.

Cheers,

Stuart
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When i got the answer from Adobe, it was forwarded by a Danish distributor, who i think, has omitted the distiller info. As i didn't needed that part, i just left it alone. Anyway i'll try to write back to him to get the distiller info. This was two weeks ago, so i hope he haven't trashed it.

Regards
Kenneth

PS. Thanks for the grade !!!
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Thanks for any further information you can provide.

Stuart
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Hi Stuart,

Now i've got the information - it looks like it's compressed in some kind of Macintosh Style (HQX).
Well, drop your mail adress and i'll send it...

Regards
Kenneth
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Thanks for that Kenneth.  Much appreciated.  My email address is stuartj@futureschool.com.au

Regards,

Stuart.
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