Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

PDF Printing from AcroRd32 - Silent Print.

Posted on 2007-11-26
2
Medium Priority
?
4,207 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
I am using the freely available AcroRd32 Active X object in a form to display some PDF files in my application.  There is a list of PDF files that may be selected on the left and the selected PDF is displayed on the right in the Active X control.  The user may choose to print a range of these PDF files but the code that I have written (which seemed to be straight forward) is not working correctly.  If I just use the Print function of the object, I get the Adobe Print Dialog box.  If I use the PrintAll function, the Adobe Reader window pops  up and the User has to close it.  Both of these are unacceptable.  

How can I print the PDF documents, one after the other, silently without any user interaction.  I want to print to the default printer using default settings at this point.

Furthermore, how can I apply a PrinterSettings object to the PDF print job, or is this possible?  Thanks in advance.
0
Comment
Question by:pprater1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
humergu earned 1500 total points
ID: 20399571
i didn't try or use any of the suggested programs/libraries...

pdfcreator is an opensource software which integrates as a windows printer. they provide an activex library:
http://www.pdfforge.org/products/fly2pdf

foxit pdfreader is a free pdf reader. they have some sdks for working with pdfs:
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/

but, as i said, i don't know if there is a window for user interactions.
with a quick look, the activex from pdfforge could be the right choice.
0

Featured Post

NEW Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows

Backup and recover physical and cloud-based servers and workstations, as well as endpoint devices that belong to remote users. Avoid downtime and data loss quickly and easily for Windows-based physical or public cloud-based workloads!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Ever wonder what it's like to get hit by ransomware? "Tom" gives you all the dirty details first-hand – and conveys the hard lessons his company learned in the aftermath.
Here in this article, you will get a step by step guidance on how to restore an Exchange database to a recovery database. Get a brief on Recovery Database and how it can be used to restore Exchange database in this section!
An overview on how to enroll an hourly employee into the employee database and how to give them access into the clock in terminal.
With the power of JIRA, there's an unlimited number of ways you can customize it, use it and benefit from it. With that in mind, there's bound to be things that I wasn't able to cover in this course. With this summary we'll look at some places to go…

604 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question