Posted by webmaster Guido on June 08, In Reply to: HOW Do I print a PDF File through ShellExecute posted by Todd Jasper on June Could anyone please tell me why print using Shellexecute does not bring up the PrintDialog. This is the command used. Shellexecute(0, ‘Print’. I am trying to maintain some code that I did not write. Stepping through the code I found that it is the following line that is causing the problem.

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The results were surprising, to say the least. The monitoring does not give any results. What you posted basically works except for a couple of problem issues. This is the command used.

TForm1 ; begin inherited Create; FController: I do not want to invoke Adobe Reader directly, because if path, name or PDF software changes it should still work! All bookmarks were in Internet Explorer Did bookmark transfer to Firefox.

So it would be good if I can use win standard program. Fri, 19 Jun Trend Micro Password Manager could have exposed all of your passwords to hackers It aims to improve the security of Microsoft Windows by limiting application software TForm1 ; end; var Form1: DocumentSentEvent; begin OnPrinterEvent ‘DocumentSent’ ; end; The code above works as a standalone unit in a shellexecutf but when I add the same code to a project with a lot shellececute units, the events are not triggered.

So far I used the following command: I was using 2 extra columns to modify something from client. Close this window and log in. Send in you code so we can help. I installed Foxit Reader. Read about Shellexecute with the Printto option instead of print. You cannot expect to exert control using ShellExecute. This behaviour all depends on the specific installation and file associations on the target machine.


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I know it shouldn’t be necessary to call AcroRd32 directly, but I wanted to see if there would be any variation in behavior based on how it was called. Thank you very much. That was indeed the problem. Shellexecute PrintDialog delphi What you posted basically works except for a couple of problem issues.

What you might want to do is search the solved cases infobase on the Sybase web site. And to eliminate the question of where it goes, the default printer is chosen. That would be a good weekend project.

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! How do I change the above to have a wait? Any help is greatly appreciated.

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OK, found a solution to my problem. Gary William Delphi Developer. If what was posted above doesn’t work, check the registry of the computer you are on to see if a printto command is defined.

I spent the last three hours conducting extensive tests with Acrobat Reader version 3. If someone from sybase could send me an updated datawindow. Seem the Fox eat all m,y bookmarks Need serious help anyone. Any suggestions would be helpful procedure DocPrinting DocName: I’ll also try to document the registry settings for each version of Acrobat Reader that I have available. Do you have a proxy for the prrint component?


Because some of my client use this way. Hello Remy, Yes, I do have some sample code from the Printer driver to monitor the printer queue, but although it works from their demo, the same code does not work in my application. I would be interested in finding out if people using other versions of AR or Windows particularly XP get consistent or differing results compared to my tests. Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

ShellExecute – print a PDF and then close the Acrobat Reader

Not that satisfying, but OK. It took about 30 seconds to spot one that permits arbitrary command execution, openUrlInDefaultBrowser, which eventually maps to ShellExecute. This is what I used to select a printer of shellexecutd choice. I’ve already asked the mantainance CD to italian Sybase support but they know nothing about it.

As a fallback I do the normal print as above if Foxit is not arround. I’m delpho for the white paper entitled “Finding Employment in the Era of Occupational Irrelevancy”.

I have this code at the moment. After I uploaded the web page, it did occur to me that I didn’t try the generic ‘print’ shell command. Sign up using Email and Password.