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qrdesign delphi 5 pdf

I have an old program in delphi 5. The reports are made with qrdesign and although I can preview them and then manually save them as a pdf, I would like to have a code that directly creates a pdf file from the report without making the user have to type anything at all.
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mlmccCommented:
Are you wanting to programmatically control qrdesign or write your own PDF creation routine?

mlmcc
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ggfsoAuthor Commented:
At the moment I am clicking a button which which calls ReportDesignerDialog1.printreport(ExtractFilePath(ParamStr(0))+'form1.QR2'); This gives me a preview of the form1.qr2, I can manually save that preview as a pdf or print it to a virtual pdf printer.

What I would like is that button to create and save the pdf file without asking me anything at all. I would give it the path and the file name as parameters and the pdf file would be saved in the given folder with the given name.
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rinfoCommented:
Dont just call ReportDesigerDialog.
All report designer have a method to print it directly with out preview.
This is an example by quickreport to export report to pdf  and excel.
You can surely use this
procedure TForm9.Button3Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  // Export report to a PDF document
  gtPDFEngine1.FileName := 'eDoc_Quickreport_Demo.pdf';
  gtPDFEngine1.Preferences.ShowSetupDialog := false;
  gtQRExportInterface1.Engine := gtPDFEngine1;
  gtQRExportInterface1.RenderDocument(QRPQuickrep1, false);

  // Export report to a Excel workbook
  gtExcelEngine1.FileName := 'eDoc_Quickreport_Demo.xls';
  gtExcelEngine1.Preferences.ShowSetupDialog := false;
  gtQRExportInterface2.Engine := gtExcelEngine1;
  gtQRExportInterface2.RenderDocument(QRPQuickrep1, false);
end;

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