Printing

  
Hello,

Does anybody has any tips about printing directly to a network printer from the Hub Server?

Thank you,
Mário Araújo
Hi!
Pedro Carrilho and António Martins developed an extension that had the ability to print directly to a network printer as part of their graduation project (pdfprint, or something like that). Regards,
FMangas
I would like to have more information about the mentioned extension, for instance, if it prints a pdf document to a specific printer or to the default printer.

Thank you,

Carla Almeida
Hello,

The mentioned extension includes the following features:

- List the printers of the server running the application.
- Control the printer spooler.
-- Resume print jobs.
-- Pause print jobs.
-- Cancel print jobs.
- Silently print word documents to a printer installed on the server with no popups.
-- Provide information about the printing result.
- Silently print PDF documents to a printer installed on the server with no popups.
-- Provide information about the printing result.

As is, the extensions uses the licensed COM PDF Maker DLL, and Adobe Acrobat to convert doc to PDF which can be changed.

Follows a list of companies and software solutions that we considered during our research, as possible implementation:

Aspose - http://www.aspose.com
FinePrint Software - http://www.fineprint.com
SkySof Software - http://ic.net/~kusluski (chosen solution)
PrimoPDF - http://www.primopdf.com/
Batch Converter - http://www.batchconverter.com/SilentPrint-BatchPrinting-download-21342.shtml
BCL Technologies - http://www.bcltechnologies.com/
Pegasus Imaging Corporation - http://www.pegasusimaging.com/pdfxpress.htm
LEADTOOLS - http://www.leadtools.com/SDK/Raster/Raster-Addon-PDF.htm
ActivePDF - http://www.activepdf.com/downloads/servicepacks/index.cfm
Docudesk - http://www.docudesk.com/deskPDF_PDF_Creator_select_your_version.asp?PARTNER=ads2?source=google&campaign=main
PrintToPdf - http://www.jwwalker.com/pages/pdf.html
Black Ice- http://www.blackice.com/Printer%20Drivers/PDF%20Printer%20Drivers.htm
NitroPDF - http://www.nitropdf.com/index.asp

Right now I don't have the extension available, but I will publish it as soon as possible.

Best regards,
Pedro Carrilho
Follows the Print Server Extension with a PDF Maker Dll (although it is advisable to download the PDF Maker trial and install it: http://www.gold-software.com/PDFMakerDLL-file8750.html)

The attachment also includes an installation checklist.

Best regards,

Pedro Carrilho
Hi everyone,

has someone (or you Pedro) already used Pedro's extension in the context of a solution for a customer?

Thanks!
Hi Nuno,

For what I know it wasn't used.

Cheers
Hi! I'm trying to use the extension but it gives an compilation error.
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Carolina, can you tell us what the error is so we can help you further?
wrote:
Follows the Print Server Extension with a PDF Maker Dll (although it is advisable to download the PDF Maker trial and install it: http://www.gold-software.com/PDFMakerDLL-file8750.html)

The attachment also includes an installation checklist.

Best regards,

Pedro Carrilho
 
 Hi
         I added the printer Server Extension, i need to take a pdf printout. Please give me the suggestion regarding the Steps how should I do?
I searched the forge and did not find any printer specific items.

Is this extension still actively maintained? Is anyone still printing to network printers from their OutSystems server? I can't seem to find any guides on the forums, or extensions on the forge relating to printing from the server.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks,
Braxton