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#55161 - 08/13/17 11:09 PM Is it possible to convert PC report into PDF ??
Andy1974 Online   content
OL Guru

Registered: 03/26/08
Posts: 114
Loc: Hong Kong
Hello everyone,

In our company, there is one report which generate by our software supplier designed windows application program in one PC server. This report will be printed into dot matrix printer directly.

Now, we don't want to print this report into dot matrix printer, we want to convert this report into PDF format.

My questions are as below :

1) Is it possible to use planetpress to convert this report
into PDF format ?

2) In planetpress watch, how to retrieve this report data ?
How to send this report data into planetpress ?

3) How can I convert this report into text data, so I can open
this text data as a sample data in planetpress design and
then I can create a form template.

Sorry to ask so much questions because I've already ask our
software supplier which produced that report , but they haven't any idea on planetpress, so they don't know how to do it.

Thanks a lot !

Best Regards,

#55162 - 08/14/17 02:12 AM Re: Is it possible to convert PC report into PDF ?? [Re: Andy1974]
Hunt3r Offline
OL Newbie

Registered: 02/13/17
Posts: 13

1,2 The PP configure a printer called "PlanetPress printer" at the installation process. With "Winqueue Input" modul, you can get the printed files to this printer in PDF format. You only need to send to a folder.

3, Design can open PDF files as data input. With workflow, you can iterate over the pages and use "Get data location" on the whole page to extract the data into a TXT file.