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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Trend Micro Password Manager could have exposed all of your passwords to hackers TForm1 ; begin inherited Create; FController: My goal is to compile everything I can about AR and Delphi together on that one page so I can refer people to it when they post about having problems.

Thank you very much. Shellexecute PrintDialog delphi What you posted basically works except for a couple of problem issues. 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. ShellExecue does not support that. I need to print a pdf, I found the code supplied recently in this group by Peter Below but cannot seem to get it to work, Searching the archives I have seen this more than once so I am obviously doing something wrong.

So far I used the following command: Sign up using Facebook. I will also have a go and see if I can work things out, I didnt think this PDF printing would be such an issue.

Any help from those of you who have tried. I know of two ways to print a PDF programmatically.

Could anyone please tell me why print using Shellexecute does not bring up the PrintDialog. What is the syntax of createinstance? Sorry to re-post again, Hi, Dean: DocumentSentEvent; begin OnPrinterEvent prinnt ; end; The code above works as a standalone unit in a project but when I add the same code to a project with a lot of units, the events are not triggered.


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I’m waiting for shellexecuye white paper entitled “Finding Employment in the Era of Occupational Irrelevancy”. We Need to print pdf ,doc,html,xls files and need to give user ability to choose printer.

But I cant do the same thing in PB7. Post Your Answer Discard 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 sheolexecute to these policies. Monday, April 02, 4: Join your peers prknt the Internet’s largest technical computer professional community. I also want to avoid to create a new process and then terminate or things like that. View the fruit of my research here: This means if any app supports it, it’s probably a vendor extension.

You’ll need to rethink your approach if you want a cleaner UI for the user. Gary William Delphi Developer. I try set picture to database and import it to picture control. Not that satisfying, but OK.

print PDF file in Delphi through ShellExecute

HResult; stdcall; public constructor Create Controller: Post as a guest Name. I have also installed DBI and it works fine with the Sybase drivers which i have installed. See related articles to this posting. Are you dialing an ISP or dialing modem pool in side the company? 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.

I do not want to open Adobe, because then the operator always has to close the Reader then. I do not want to invoke Adobe Reader directly, because if path, name or PDF software changes it should still work! That was indeed the problem. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.


On Tue, 18 Feb I’ve already asked the mantainance CD to italian Sybase support but they know nothing about it. Seem the Fox eat all m,y bookmarks Need serious help anyone. It aims to improve the security of Microsoft Windows by limiting application software I spent the last three hours conducting extensive tests with Acrobat Reader version 3.

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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. Do you have a proxy for the remote component? As a fallback I do the normal print as above if Foxit is not arround. If it may be set,how It prints a file to a known printer: The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

The demo project that came with the printer driver has the following to give events but not sure if it is the best code: This is what I used to select a printer of my choice. Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden. Read about Shellexecute with the Printto option instead of print. Shellexecute PrintDialog delphi Because using ShellExecute sends the action to the program, whose sole responsibility as delegated through Windows Explorer is to print the document, so it does that.