Server 2009

Automate Printing with PowerPoint

Example code is for an older version of Server, newer code is available.
// Copyright (c) 2019 ActivePDF, Inc.
// ActivePDF Server 2009
// Example generated 10/16/19 

using System;

// Make sure to add the ActivePDF product .NET DLL(s) to your application.
// .NET DLL(s) are typically found in the products 'bin' folder.

class Examples
{
  public static void Example()
  {
    string strPath;
    int intStartPrinting;
    int intWait;
    
    strPath = System.AppDomain.CurrentDomain.BaseDirectory;

    // Instantiate Object
    APServer.Server oSVR = new APServer.Server();
    
    // Path and filename of output
    oSVR.OutputDirectory = strPath;
    oSVR.NewDocumentName = "Output.pdf";
    
    // Start the print job
    intStartPrinting = oSVR.StartPrinting();
    if (intStartPrinting != 0)
    {
      ErrorHandler("StartPrinting", intStartPrinting);
    }
    
    // Automate PowerPoint to print a document to activePDF Server
    // NOTE: You must add the 'Microsoft PowerPoint <<version number>> Object Library'
    // COM object as a reference to your .NET application to access the PowerPoint Object.
    Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint._Application oPPT = new Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.Application();
    Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.Presentation oPRES = oPPT.Presentations.Open(strPath + "PPT.ppt", Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoTrue, Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoFalse, Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoFalse);
    Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.PrintOptions objOptions = oPRES.PrintOptions;
    objOptions.ActivePrinter = oSVR.NewPrinterName;
    objOptions.PrintInBackground = 0;
    oPRES.PrintOut(1, 9999, "", 1, 0);
    oPRES.Saved = Microsoft.Office.Core.MsoTriState.msoTrue;
    oPRES.Close();
    oPPT.Quit();
    objOptions = null;
    oPRES = null;
    oPPT = null;
    
    // Wait(seconds) for job to complete
    intWait = oSVR.Wait(30);
    if (intWait != 0)
    {
      ErrorHandler("Wait", intWait);
    }
    
    // Release Object
    oSVR = null;
    
    // Process Complete
    WriteResults("Done!");
  }
  
  // Error Handling
  public static void ErrorHandler(string strMethod, object rtnCode)
  {
    WriteResults(strMethod + " error:  " + rtnCode.ToString());
  }
  
  // Write output data
  public static void WriteResults(string content)
  {
    // Choose where to write out results
  
    // Debug output
    //System.Diagnostics.Debug.WriteLine("ActivePDF: * " + content);
  
    // Console
    Console.WriteLine(content);
  
    // Log file
    //using (System.IO.TextWriter writer = new System.IO.StreamWriter(System.AppDomain.CurrentDomain.BaseDirectory + "application.log", true))
    //{
    //    writer.WriteLine("[" + DateTime.Now.ToString("MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm:ss") + "]: => " + content);
    //}
  }
}

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