Print documents of OpenOffice to EMF by command line

To print document of OpenOffice to emf such as odt to emf by command line, you need to choose a good command line application as your helper. The software development kit (SDK) Mini EMF Printer Driver can supply a command line application which is named as  MiniPrint.exe to users for called in their applications. The command line application can be used to realize the conversion from any printable documents to image formats.

Mini EMF Printer Driver also supplies a virtual printer application which can printer any printable documents to EMF image format only by one step. So if you want to use the command line application or virtual printer application, please click here to download the free trial version of Mini EMF Printer Driver and install it on your computer.

If you want to use Mini EMF Printer Driver to develop software, you will need the developer license and you can buy it at the purchasing website: The license allows you to use Mini EMF Printer Driver for free no matter you want to develop your own applications by using the SDK or redistribute the related components about the SDK to your applications in the future.

To convert document of OpenOffice to emf image format, you should follow the steps below one by one.

The first step—Open the MS-DOS prompt window.

Please click “Start”—“Run” to open “Run” dialog box and you are allowed to input “cmd” in “Open” combo box of the dialog box and click “OK” button. To quickly open “Run” dialog box, you can use the hot key “Window”+ “R” to do you a favor.

The second step—Input the commands in MS-DOS prompt window.

The following command line template give you a reference for writing your own commands in MS-DOS interface.

miniprint.exe C:\in.odt D:\out.emf

There are three necessary parts in the command line for converting document of OpenOffice to emf—called program, source file and target file.

Then there is an example to explain the template for your better understanding it.

"C:\Program Files\VeryPDF Mini EMF Printer v2.0\emf_printer_driver\miniprint.exe" "C:\Documents and Settings\admin\Desktop\demo\openoffice\odt.odt" D:bang.emf


"C:\Program Files\VeryPDF Mini EMF Printer v2.0\emf_printer_driver\miniprint.exe" stands for the absolute path of called program—MiniPrint.exe which can be dragged into the command line window directly.

"C:\Documents and Settings\admin\Desktop\demo\openoffice\odt.odt" is the absolute path of source file.

D:bang.emf is the path of target file and it is the one you should specify yourself.

Then please hit “Enter” button on your keyboard.

The last step—Find the target file.

You can find your target file in the specified location you have just set in the command line. If you have some questions about Mini EMF Printer Driver, welcome to leave a reply.

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