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Who develops and/or supports PL/PDF?

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I'm working on an MS Access\ Excel 2010 issue that has a PL/PDF plugin. Who supports PL/PDF? Is it a software company or a programming language.
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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Google?

Pl/Pdf

It is a simple fact, that Oracle Databases are widely used by companies, and output (PDF, Excel, ZIP, …

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Thanks for the reply. I've seen that info and I've googled it of course.

My issue is that someone has a a PL/PDF Plugin in Access 2010 and since I'm not a developer I didn't know who or what this was associated with.

I know now it's Oracle own programming Lang.

Would PL/* ever have compatibility issues with Office 2010?
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) earned 250 total points
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I cannot find anything that will allow PL/SQL (Oracle's procedural code language) to run natively in Access/Excel.

Are you sure the reference you have found doesn't make a databaes call to an Oracle procedure or function that in turn, calls PL/PDF?

If the code isn't considered sensitive, can you post some of it?

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Interesting. You're saying you cannot find what would be considered a "plugin" for access?

It probably does make a call to a Oracle function. I wouldn't be able to tell the difference.

Im not able to post any of the code. I did however find the 3rd party company that sold us the PL/SQL Developer package and the support info.

I'll contact them and they can check it for themselves. Thanks for the research slightwv.
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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Be sure to let us know what you find out.  I'm more than a little curious.
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The company has not opted to renew there support agreement at this time. So I may not know for a while. Thanks again for comments.
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No problem.  If you ever find out let us know.
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Not able to contact 3rd party company, but it does seem that it does NOT run natively in Access.
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If it does not run native, why the 'C' grade?
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