Getting "Save as PDF File" Dialog at end of printing to PDF using PDFwriter

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Subject: Getting "Save as PDF File" Dialog at end of printing to PDF using PDFwriter
Posted by:  Chuck Reed (v…@cox-internet.com)
Date: 3 May 2004

I have a project where I'm using VBA to update multiple excel
workbooks and creating custom copies of the workbooks as PDF files.
The custom copies of the workbooks are customized by what sheets and
individual wants to see. I have successfully used PDFwriter to
suppress the "Save as PDF File" dialog by programatically changing the
registry entries for PDFFileName, bExecViewer and bDocInfo and using
the printOut method of excel to get what I need. This works well for
all but two of the workbooks. These two workbooks create the PDF files
as programmed but at the end of the print to PDF before control
returns to the VBA code, the "Save as PDF File" dialog pop's up. I
acts as if either PDFwriter or Excel does not recognize that it had
already output a PDF copy of the workbook.

This is anoying as I have not been able to figure out what is
triggering the dialog box to pop up after the print to PDF is
complete. Has anyone experienced this or have any possible solutions
for this situation? I'm using Excel 2000 and Acrobat 5.0.

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