If there is a virtual printer application which supports to convert any printable documents to emf image format, it will be convenient when you do this kind of work. There is a SDK named as Mini EMF Printer Driver which is designed for software developers for develop software. It supplies the virtual printer and interfaces that can be called by users freely. It also offers the codes and functions which can be used in the applications which are developed by software developers.
The virtual printer application in Mini EMF Printer Driver is named as VeryPDF Demo EMF Printer and it supports to convert any printable documents to emf image format within only one step. You just need to print the document the the virtual printer to launch it.
To try the SDK Mini EMF Printer Driver for free, you can click here. When you install it on your computer, you will see there is a newly added virtual printer named as VeryPDF Demo EMF Printer appear in the printer list when you click “Start”—“Printers and Faxes”. If you need to change the name for the printer, please right click it and choose “Rename” option to input a new name for the printer in the frame. Then you will be able to call it freely in your own application.
To get the developer license, you should buy it at the following website: http://www.verypdf.com/order_miniemfprinter.html. If you get it, you can use it forever without any further payment no matter you want to develop or distribute your software or redistribute the related components about Mini EMF Printer Driver in the future.
Please open the document to be printed. We can take the Word document as the example. Please click “File”—“Print” or use the hot key “Ctrl”+ “P” to open the “Print” dialog box in the opened document. Then please choose “VeryPDF Demo EMF Printer” as current printer in “Printer” combo box and click “Print” button. Please see it in Figure1. If VeryPDF Demo EMF Printer is the default printer on your computer, you should right click the Word document and click “Print” option, which can run the virtual printer directly.
You will see the target file pop up several seconds later when the conversion from documents to emf is over and you should know the output location of the target file, which is specified as “C:\” by default. If you want to change it, please find the location “C:\Program Files\VeryPDF Mini EMF Printer v2.0\emf_printer_driver\option.ini” and find the command “OutputFile=C:\”. Please change “C:\” as the new one in the command and then the target file will be saved in new location.