Diferences in PDF creation when debugging or running EXE

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Diferences in PDF creation when debugging or running EXE

Postby paulera on Fri Jan 12 2007

Hi there, this is my first post in this forum...

My application sends a Crystal report direct to the printer, and I need to implement a PDF exporting option. So, when the user wants to generate PDF, I tried to do something like this:

[code]'Initialize the PDF printer
Dim pdfprinter As New CDIntf.CDIntf
pdfprinter.DriverInit("PDF Compatible Printer Driver")

'Configures printer
pdfprinter.DefaultFileName = "c:\test.pdf"
pdfprinter.FileNameOptions = 1 + 2

'Prints the document, doesn't matter how
Call PrintMyDocument

'Restore default configuration
pdfprinter.DefaultFileName = ""
pdfprinter.FileNameOptions = 0

'Finish the job

Here goes a very weird trouble:
I generate the PDF the way above. When running the application under the VB, the PDF is generated correctly. But, when I compile the EXE file and run it from Windows, the PDF comes with bigger fonts and wrong proportions.

I already tried to modify the properties Resolution, FontEmbedding and PageContentCompression, to reinstall the driver and call DriverInit("Amyuni PDF Converter") instead, nothing have worked.

Anyone have ever seen something like this?


Visual Basic 6.0
Amyuni PDF Converter 2.05
Crystal reports 8
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