Print you PDF silently using C#; Author: ; Updated: 14 Mar ; we’ll use the suite of software Ghost Script developed by Artifex and. 2) using gsprint, a executable that comes with Ghostview (the GUI for GhostScript ) and who’s able to send PS and PDF files to any printer that. or uninstaller silently, /D sets the default installation directory (It must be . To print to a specified queue, use -sOutputFile=\\spool\NullLPT1.

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This method solves all problems I had with Adobe Reader but unfortunately introduces new ones. The performance testing was done by giving the service 40 single page PDF documents and measuring the time taken until the last file was processed and sent to the printer queue. See the documentation of PostScript files distributed with Ghostscript. We could of course change the default printer but that wouldn’t be thread safe. Silent printing in Silverlight.

The “soft font” remains on your computer’s hard disk until you print; the “graphics” version is stored in the WP. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: For best results, do not use an HP or Lexmark PostScript driver these create non-standard PostScript outputand do not use any of the drivers for PostScript Level 3 printers available elsewhere on this site they include support for fonts that are not available in Ghostscript.

These are entirely platform-specific. If nothing prints, or ghostsvript you see any error messages, return to steps 3 through 7 and make absolutely certain that you have followed the instructions exactlybut with the path and ghosstcript suitable to your system.

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Instead of the Apple LaserWriter driver, you may use one of the special Ghostscript drivers available from this site see the notes on drivers belowor you may use almost any of the standard Pint drivers that originally shipped with WPDOS.

Also, be absolutely certain that you understand the concept of an “example. If you also use gbostscript site’s methods for printing to a USB printer or for faxing from WPDOS to Windows fax softwareyou may use the same spool directory with each method. I decided to wait until the application was idle which worked satisfactory. If you rpint to do so, then you will not be able to save the Shortcut into the default location; you can choose another location, or you, preferably, start over and follow the instructions in step 3.


Their class structure is a complete mess and horrible to work with. However I am still facing one issue. See the usage documentation for more information. However, if you are a Windows and printing expert with ghostscriptt expensive printer, and if and only if you can use the modifications to this method described abovethen the method described on the current page will be slient faster and more efficient than the alternate Ghostscript method. Kindly let me know if this can be resolved Thanks in Advance.

You do not need to reduce WPDOS to a window if it is in full-screen mode; you do not need to return to the Windows desktop; and you do not need to click on anything. Application Does not exit Member Nov Type a space after the quotation mark at the end of the existing line, not inside the existing quotation marks, and then add the following string:.

Background printing of PDF documents

Prjnt the standard Windows library search method: Is there a way to specify the tray in the command line argument? PrintFile then sends the file to Ghostscript, which converts it from PostScript format to the format used by your ghostscriipt non-PostScript printer.

However, gsprint has no support for margin control, and will not automatically fit you PDF to your used paper size. See the section below for information on installing soft fonts for use with these drivers.

Silent Print Using C#

With either version, the directory in the pathname in green C: Be sure to read the section on another page that will help you answer the question, ” Do you need this method? Silent Print Using C R. This method uses the mswinpr2 Ghostscript “device” a driver that sends output to your printerwhich is extremely slow; I recommend that after you have set it up and made it work, you might want to follow the alternate method described on a separate page. Depending on your requirements, there can be a very easy way to print priny PDF from code.


Any other idea to dynamically indicate the tray a document should get the paper. WordPerfect for DOS 6. The output file on your disk is detected by PrintFile as soon as ghoostscript is created. For running in an unattended environment it would be best for this to be returned from the process as an error, which it is not.

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In the Conversions Settings dialog, use the down arrow to display PostScript files, ghostdcript add a checkmark next to “Enable conversion of”. For euro-enabled soft Type 1 soft fonts, see this site’s euro page. Or even worse, flashing when printing multiple files in rapid succession, as Adobe keeps opening and closing every PDF file you send. Posted by miliu on January 17, The drivers support the euro symbol as WP character 4, Although building from source with Visual Studio should produce a working binary for those versions.

The Printer class basically contains two strings to store printer name and share name.

Using one thread to print all 40 documents took about 12 silemt with this method. Exit and save the. You may be able to work around this problem by running a separate print job for the the pages that you want to print on special paper for example, on an envelope and feeding the special paper into your printer by hand. Articles Quick Answers Messages.

So I can just issue the command and printer prints it. Posted by icaro on June 2, Study the Ghostscript documentation for information wilent these devicenames.

They are only examples of more-or-less what the correct filenames may or may not look like! Thanks ghsotscript much for the succinct, easy code. Now all you need to do us use a file copy method, like C ‘s File.

Now the problem is, when I want to print multiple copies of same pdf using foxit reader, there is no command line argument for that.