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MS Access scan a document as pdf & save it

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hi
any one has a code to call a scanner , scan a document as pdf format then save it in a specific folder
ms access vba

thanx
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Gustav Brock earned 500 total points
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You should try the example database from csXImage:

http://www.chestysoft.com/ximage/default.asp

The Access Demo link is near the bottom.

The control is not free but fair, and the support is excellent. Scanners are beasts and you can waste a lot of time fighting without the right tools.

/gustav
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thanx for the replay
i'm downloading it now , but is the code available to use it in my database ?
please note that again i want from my database to call the scanner , scan as pdf , then save
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Yes, it is free to use.
But you probably wish to modify it a lot. It shows just the basics.

/gustav
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SORRY it not works with me
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No, but it will work with the scanner.

If you see an error, write detailed info to support. They probably know your scanner and its quirks.

/gustav
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i dowanloaded the ocx trial file
then i try to open the access demo
it send me this message that table  msysaccessobject is missing
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This is an Access related issue.

Try to download again. If same issue, report it to support.

Also, I can see, this is the original demo, still in Access 97(!).
Ask if not Simon could provide a newer format, like Access 2007.

/gustav
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by:NiceMan331
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finally the file is open
but it not have any function to acquire a scanner or call it
it just ask for image to save it in the db
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by:Gustav Brock
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It certainly can:

http://www.chestysoft.com/faq.asp#csximage4

but you may have to study the documention to learn how.

With scanners, nothing comes easy ...

/gustav
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up please
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ok , i accept your reccommendation
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