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Paradox to PDF

Paradox to PDF

Paradox to PDF

(OP)
Once before I have asked about paradox to PDF but still have not been able to get this configured to work. Forum id  thread177-1315337: Paradox to PDF.
My current setup is Paradox running on Novell server, and the printers that are used for reports are running on a Novell print server.  I have tried many ways to allow the reports to print to PDF but have no luck are there any suggestions.
Thanks in advanced

-Ryan

RE: Paradox to PDF


"I have tried many ways to allow the reports to print to PDF but have no luck..."

Allow?

What PDF writer are you using?

It would help to know exactly what you have tried, and the actual results.

Tony McGuire
Stop Rob Bennett - http://www.notrob.info
"It's not about having enough time; we have the rest of our lives.  It's about priorities."

RE: Paradox to PDF

(OP)
I have used, cutePDF writer, win PDF writer, PDF995. When I install these programs on the computer, I load paradox with no capture, this allows me to use the local computers, I change the port of the PDF writer to LPT 1, when it is time to print all the pdf file consists of is one white blank page.

RE: Paradox to PDF

You shouldn't be trying to print with pdf995; you print from Adobe Acrobat [Reader]

All pdf995 does is act like a printer but creates a pdf file instead.

Not sure about the others.

I've 'printed' thousands of pages to pdf from Paradox.

No capture.....are you using Paradox DOS?  If so, forget everything I've written.  I've never known of anyone using pdox DOS being able to use a WINDOWS print driver.  No idea whether it is even possible, if that is the case, and I don't have pdoxDOS to try.

Tony McGuire
Stop Rob Bennett - http://www.notrob.info
"It's not about having enough time; we have the rest of our lives.  It's about priorities."

RE: Paradox to PDF

(OP)
Yes paradoxDOS, thanks for you help

RE: Paradox to PDF


Thinking about this, you may be able to get where you want with a little bit of work.

Write the Paradox report to text file.

Then open and print the file with a Windows based text editor, after having select the pdf writer as the destination.

You may even be able to launch the succeeding text editor with a RUN; you'd just need to do the printer selection and printing (to pdf) manually, most likely.

Tony McGuire
Stop Rob Bennett - http://www.notrob.info
"It's not about having enough time; we have the rest of our lives.  It's about priorities."

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