Server 2009

Automate Printing with Word

Example code is for an older version of Server, newer code is available.
' Copyright (c) 2019 ActivePDF, Inc.
' ActivePDF Server 2009
' Example generated 09/16/19 

Dim FSO, strPath, intStartPrinting, intWait

' Get current path
Set FSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
strPath = FSO.GetFile(Wscript.ScriptFullName).ParentFolder & "\"
Set FSO = Nothing

' Instantiate Object
Set oSVR = CreateObject("APServer.Object")

' Path and filename of output
oSVR.OutputDirectory = strPath
oSVR.NewDocumentName = "Output.pdf"

' Start the print job
intStartPrinting = oSVR.StartPrinting()
If intStartPrinting <> 0 Then
  ErrorHandler "StartPrinting", intStartPrinting
End If

' Automate Word to print a document to Server
Set objWord = CreateObject("Word.Application")
objWord.DisplayAlerts = False
Set objDoc = objWord.Documents.Open((strPath & "Word.doc"), False, True)
Set objWordDialog = objWord.Dialogs(97)
objWordDialog.Printer = oSVR.NewPrinterName
objWordDialog.DoNotSetAsSysDefault = 1
objWordDialog.Execute
objDoc.PrintOut False
objDoc.Close False
objWord.Quit False
Set objWordDialog = Nothing
Set objDoc = Nothing
Set objWord = Nothing

' Wait(seconds) for job to complete
intWait = oSVR.Wait(30)
If intWait <> 0 Then
  ErrorHandler "Wait", intWait
End If

' Release Object
Set oSVR = Nothing

' Process Complete
Wscript.Echo("Done!")

' Error Handling
Sub ErrorHandler(method, outputCode)
  Wscript.Echo("Error in " & method & ": " & outputCode)
End Sub

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