auto convert from word to pdf

Posted on 2011-10-15
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
We have a webpage that have browse / upload feature to allow our clients instantly uploading his/her document to our server. And I have the following questions.

1. Assume the user will only upload word document to our g drive, once the word doc is arrived,
I would like to convert to pdf automatically without any human being. our server is window server 2008 / R2.

2. Assume there is a link to open a pdf (10 pages), does it have a way to just automatically open first two pages for preview only?

Question by:Webboy2008
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    by:Éric Moreau
    I would create an application (surely a plain old Windows application so you can have an console interface) to monitor the folder where the files are received to convert them to PDF (check and

    to do the conversion, I would use a component like

    Author Comment

    Thank. but i prefer to get out of the box solution, hopefully purchased from a company.
    or a working script. This project is little rush.

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    This is most likely why you ate looking for. I haven't tested that out personally yet but plan on doing so later on today.

    This is a vbscript using word 2007, office pluggin save ad PDF, and VB script 5.6. Completely automated conversion.

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