Adobe Acrobat Reader

Posted on 1998-08-19
Last Modified: 2013-12-29
Acrobat Reader 3 under Windows 95/98

I need to print pdf documents from a command line without any user intervention.

So far I've worked out that:

'acrord32.exe /p c:\name.pdf' will print a document but ask for confirmation of print, where as:

'acrord32.exe /p /h c:\name.pdf' will automatically print a document then close said document, but...
it doesn't 'shrink to fit' even if this is previously set, can someone tell me if this is possible and what the other command line switches are.

Question by:antony061897

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The best way to get an answer to this question is:

BTW .. these options don't work on my PC .. (Windows NT, reader 3.01)


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correction ... they do work ... (used incorrect syntax)

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Best resource I've found for Adobe Acrobat is Round Table. They've got add-ins for duplexing and special printing requirements for Adobe. You might check their website and see if they have a solution for you...



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Are you using quarterdeck cleansweep?

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draz020397 earned 100 total points
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Here's what I'll do -
Use one of the shareware programs that automatically press keys for you, like "buzof" (


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