Hi. I developed a VB 2005 WinForm application which faxes JPGs and PDFs to a bank by using an EMail-To-Fax system (I simply send an e-mail with the JPG/PDF attached to the bank's email@example.com and on their side they receive it as a fax). The problem is that we have to fax an average of 20 pages at a time, and these should arrive as one long fax - not as 20 seperate faxes. The solution would be to attach all 20 JPG/PDF files to a single e-mail, but the problem is that each JPG/PDF is on average about half a megabyte, and I can't send out a 10 MB e-mail!!! (It times out, but even if it didnt, the banks e-mail account has a limit of 2MB)
We have four HP LaserJet 3055 Printer/Scanner/Fax combo machines here which are on the network (they connect directly to the network switch and have their own IP address). We use them to fax from Microsoft Word/Excel (or any other application) by simply printing to the HP Fax Printer. Would it be possible for me to fax the JPG/PDF files using this HP Fax Printer in my VB app? It would have to be totally silent though (no fax wizard popping up).