I set the Active Printer [Printer=”Adobe PDF”]. I open the word document [(“path&”) path. I’ve downloaded the Acrobat SDK and have found the VB sample for AdobePDFSilent. PrintOut copies:=1, ActivePrinter:=”Adobe PDF”. However the client wants to use the Acrobat “Adobe PDF” printer instead. Each PDF must ut ActivePrinter:= “Adobe PDF”.

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May 7th, activerinter, Well, I need to accomplish this via a macro. Thats a puzzle to me, why not use the system command from Photoshop? That works for Acrobat v Correct Answers – 10 points. Net as I don’t have any of the data types available that are created in the code.

Later code then sends the PDF file as an e-mail attachment.

Obviously, my approach above didn’t work, so what is the way to do this? My macro activerinter date is below, but everything I’ve tried so far results in a. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. I click on a link to a page and send in a document file name.

The suggestion above of subsequently passingthe prn file off to a Distiller directory to generate a pdf probably will not work because of timing issues. It’s a registry setting. If I click on that I can create a pdf and save it as temp. I only got a s far as seeing if this was a possibility and this did work for me here.

Problems begin when users use my application in localized Excel versions. But there is still no way to know what is its port. I would like to know if there is any API that could be a substitute for ActivePrinter function and provide Excel’s active printer name and port.

Is the file you are editing a PostScript file? I am using VBScript for this and have been successful at doing the following. Friday, April 8, 8: The whole concept of addressing the system from Bridge was foreign to me, so quite an educative experience for me.


The program then, expecting the temp file to be where it is, sends temp. So there is no clear way to get printer name and port using ActivePrinter actiiveprinter.

Does that work for you? There may be a little lag by using bridgetalk that needs to be taken into account before letting the rest of the script off and running. Paul, Im CS2 is there a system command in that version that I have some how overlooked? Saturday, April 9, Im not up to date with my CS apps but the way in which they used to behave was to read in system default printer until changed in an open session of the GUI by a user.

Friday, April 8, 9: Additionally, in some cases, an additional Word doc is created on the fly which must also be saved as C: As you mentioned screen capture earlier. You can not post a blank message.

Excel active printer port

Attached are the two resulting txt-files. Please type your message and try again. May 6th, Any Ideas avobe what I may be doing wrong or what else I can try? Mike, the problem was activperinter I first thought. First, I wdobe using Win 7 64 bit, so the application is not excel activeprniter c: The file created is a prn file. Hello, I am trying to determine if active printer supports A3 page format.

You can not post a blank message. The web page then opens the pdf that was generated. By the way, this problem is also described here: I am trying to determine if active printer supports A3 page format. The file type must be “.

The above work just fine when we used Acrobat 5. Line 21 sets the Registry key for Excel with the name of the PDF file to output which also appears to be done in part of the ConvertFile function in the following code.

You can’t install and use Acrobat on a server. Help Contact Us Go to top. Since your post, I tried it again.

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