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Excel to PDF Form Merge Save Print

I would like an Excel (VBA) macro that merges select Excel records with a PDF Form and sends to printer, and optionally saving the PDF file(s).  Saved file(s) to be given unique, sequentially numbered filename(s).

Fieldnames to be derived from left-most contiguous cells of first row of worksheet.  

Record(s) to print to be a choice of a) 'All Records'; or b) 'Selected Records'.  If 'All Records' is chosen, it is to be assumed that the first record is Row 2 and the last record is the last contiguous row with data in Column 1.
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alanpowell2007
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dlmilleCommented:
Is putting your form in Word an option?  IMHO coding in Office is 10 times easier and if you have Adobe writer or at least Office 2007, printing to PDF is a breeze.

Let me know.

Otherwise, post your PDF form and I assume you have Acrobat Pro?

Dave
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alanpowell2007Author Commented:
I would rather use Word, but my brother and I are still debating over that one. The form I have now is just a generic form I made to work with (column1, Column2,...Column5. He has a few standard pdf forms that he uses, but... for now, I need it know if it is possible, and how.

I do have AcrobatX pro, though.

Alan
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dlmilleCommented:
Word should work great and I even have written an article with supporting utility on that.

Check this out:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Office_Suites/MS_Office/Excel/A_8933-How-to-quickly-and-accurately-populate-Word-documents-with-Excel-data-charts-and-images-including-Automated-Bookmark-generation.html

I think its much easier to develop forms in Word than otherwise.

Is it possible with Acrobat - yes, but not easy unless you find an Expert/Pro who's familiar with the Acrobat object model.  I've done some small work in this area, but no where near having a general purpose tool like the one I posted, above.

PS - if you think the article helpful, please vote YES!

Dave
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dlmilleCommented:
Make any headway?

Dave
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