VeryPDF PCL Converter

This product was purchased by a company I support.  Currently we’re passing .PCL to it to produce a PDF.  Your product works beautifully.  Recently the client has requested include and image or logo in the document.  Do you have a recommended method for handling this? 

Any insight would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi, 

Thanks for your message, you can use PCL to PDF Converter to convert your PCL file to PDF file first, then you can use our PDF Stamp Command Line or PDF Stamp SDK to add the stamps or logos to the resultant PDF file, the PDF Stamp product can be downloaded from following web page,

http://www.verypdf.com/pdfstamp/index.htm#dl

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Thank you for the information regarding the PDF Stamp Program.  I downloaded your DEMO and it worked perfectly.  However, the image that it stamps onto the PDF comes out VERY grainy.  If I open the image in paint, photoshop or fireworks it’s hi-res and looks great.  I’ve tried resizing the image and changing the file extension from .JPG to .PNG and to a .TIF.  My results are all the same…

I’m extremely interested in purchasing this product but want to make sure I can get a high clarity image to merge on the .PDF document.
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Can you please email to us your sample image file in question? After we reproduced your problem in our system, we will figure out a solution to you shortly.

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Attached.

Thank you,
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The resolution of this image is too low, you need use a high resolution JPEG file as stamp, for example, a high quality JPEG file at 300DPI or 600DPI, you can stamp this high quality JPEG file to PDF file perfectly.

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Convert HTML to PDF from Local System Account

Hi

I'm having trouble running verypdf within a scheduled task on one of our servers.
It is server 2008r2 x64, the scheduled task (a powershell script) is running as local system which then executes htmltools.
Here's the error I get:

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C:\verypdf\htmltools.exe -$ XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX -debug -noempty -height 840 -width 600 -emfheight 750 -nocenter -margin 25x100x25x60 -unicode http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=47 S:\Formate_PDFs\Tour_Itineraries\N47.pdf
Start the conversion...
http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=47 ==> S:\Formate_PDFs\Tour_Itineraries\N47.pdf
Convert HTML to other formats: "http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=47"=>"S:\Formate_PDFs\Tour_Itineraries\N47.pdf"
[OK] Create virtual 'htmlsdk.dll' file properly.
[OK] Register virtual 'htmlsdk.dll' file, return code = -2147024890.
[FAILED] Register 'htmlsdk.dll' file (memory).
[FAILED] DllEntryPoint in RegisterOcx.
[FAILED] Register 'htmlsdk.dll' file (disk).
Can't register 'htmlsdk.dll' file properly, please contact 'support@verypdf.com' to get assistance.
Try convert document continue (1)...
The number of converted files is 0.
Conversion time = 5210ms
http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=47 ==> S:\Formate_PDFs\Tour_Itineraries\N47.pdf, result=ERROR
TickCount = 5210ms(5.21s), Result = 0

Running the same scheduled task in a user accout works:

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C:\verypdf\htmltools.exe -$ XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX -debug -noempty -height 840 -width 600 -emfheight 750 -nocenter -margin 25x100x25x60 -unicode http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=42 S:\Formate_PDFs\Tour_Itineraries\N42.pdf
Start the conversion...
http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=42 ==> S:\Formate_PDFs\Tour_Itineraries\N42.pdf
Convert HTML to other formats: "http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=42"=>"S:\Formate_PDFs\Tour_Itineraries\N42.pdf"
[OK] Create virtual 'htmlsdk.dll' file properly.
[OK] Register virtual 'htmlsdk.dll' file, return code = 0.
[OK] Register 'htmlsdk.dll' file (memory).
Detecting proxy settings...
Looking up sh-armley-isa1.shearings-group.net
Connecting to site 192.168.201.146
Website found. Waiting for reply...
Start downloading from site: http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=42
Waiting for http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=42...
(5 items remaining) Downloading picture http://www.myweb.com/Images/Itinerary/oban_fishing_boats.jpg...
(5 items remaining) Downloading picture http://www.myweb.com/Images/Itinerary/oban_fishing_boats.jpg...
(4 items remaining) Downloading picture http://www.myweb.com/images/itinerary/loch_lomond_new.jpg...
(3 items remaining) Waiting for http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=42...
(3 items remaining) Downloading picture http://www.myweb.com/i/space.gif...
(2 items remaining) Downloading picture http://www.myweb.com/Images/Itinerary/loch_lomand_2.jpg...
(1 item remaining) Waiting for http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=42...
(1 item remaining) Downloading picture http://www.myweb.com/Images/Itinerary/clay06.jpg...
Done
Captured EMF/WMF succeeded
Capture Web page return code: 1.
Try convert document continue (1)...
The number of converted files is 1.
Creating 'S:\Formate_PDFs\Tour_Itineraries\N42.pdf' file (1).
Creating 'S:\Formate_PDFs\Tour_Itineraries\N42.pdf' file (2).
Split metafile by height.
RclBounds: [0,0,899,972]
Adjust page height for page 1: 1168 ==> 972
Ready to convert Metafile to PDF file.
Enter EMF to PDF Conversion function.
Exit EMF to PDF Conversion function.
Finished Metafile to PDF file conversion.
Exit the DOC to PDF conversion function.
Conversion time = 7129ms
http://www.myweb.com/Itineraries/PRINT_ItineraryViewer.aspx?id=42 ==> S:\Formate_PDFs\Tour_Itineraries\N42.pdf, result=OK
TickCount = 7129ms(7.13s), Result = 1

Is there any way to make this work for the local system account?

Many Thanks
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Hi,

"local system account" is not an interactive user account, it has some limitations, we suggest you may run the conversion inside Administrator user account to instead of "local system account", then you will get it work properly.

Thank you!
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PDF to EMF

Thanks for you help. That does work, however I need to save it in EMF format and Adobe won't let me do that. I have figured out how to add the text in PDF editor, but it is very time consuming so I was hoping there was an easier way to get it to show up.

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Thanks for your message, you can download and install docPrint Pro v5.0 from following web page,

http://www.verypdf.com/artprint/index.html

After you installed it, you can open your PDF file in Adobe Acrobat product, print it to docPrint Printer, you will see your document in docPrint Preview Window, then you can click “Save As” button to save to EMF formats easily.

also, if you wish batch convert your PDF files to EMF files, you can download PDF to Vector Converter from following web page to try, PDF to Vector Converter can batch convert your PDF files to EMF files, it is work better than printing functin in Adobe Acrobat product,

http://www.verydoc.com/pdf-to-vector.html

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Ps2txt command line

Hi
I have downloaded your trial version which looks as though it works on
our .ps files running it from a command line. I have about 20 files I
want to convert to text, preferably in a batch job, how do I do this and
what license do I need.
Regards
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You can run following command line to convert all PS files to text files
at one time,

#1: Convert all PS files to TXT files in D:\temp folder,

for %F in (D:\temp\*.ps) do "C:\VeryPDF\ps2txt.exe" "%F" "%~dpnF.txt"

Postscript to Text Converter Server License is USD195 per server, you
can purchase it from our website directly,

http://www.verydoc.com/ps-to-text.html

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is it possible to run this from within a python script and if so how do I do it?
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ps2txt.exe is a command line application, you can call it from any script, of course, you can call it from python script too, please refer to following sample code,
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import commands

( stat, output ) = commands.getstatusoutput( "C:\VeryPDF\ps2txt.exe C:\test.pdf C:\out.txt" )

if( stat == 0 ):
    print "Command succeeded, here is the output: %s" % output
else:
    print "Command failed, here is the output: %s" % output
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HI sorry to be a pain but I have 2 questions ifrstly when I ran the script you suggested I got:
 
Command failed, here is the output: '{' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
 
so I am not sure what I should be changing, it is python 2.6 I am using.
 
Secondly assuming we do get it to work what changes do I need to make to pick out all .ps files from a mixed directory to produce a txt file for each ps file of the same name
 
Regards
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You need use correct path to the ps2txt.exe, for example, if you place ps2txt.exe to C:\ folder, you need use following code,

( stat, output ) = commands.getstatusoutput( "C:\ps2txt.exe C:\test.pdf C:\out.txt" )

You can call following command line from a .bat file to Convert all PS files to TXT files in D:\temp folder,

For %%F in (D:\temp\*.ps) do "C:\VeryPDF\ps2txt.exe" "%%F" "%%~dpnF.txt"

You can then call this .bat file form your Python code, for example,

( stat, output ) = commands.getstatusoutput( "C:\test.bat" )

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Hi I have now got ps2txt.exe running from Python under Windows. import commands does not work under Windows so I had to use this instead:
 
def getstatusoutput(cmd):
    """Return (status, output) of executing cmd in a shell."""
    """This new implementation should work on all platforms."""
    import subprocess
    print cmd
    pipe = subprocess.Popen(cmd, shell=True, universal_newlines=True,
            stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.STDOUT)
    output = str.join("", pipe.stdout.readlines())
    sts = pipe.wait()
    print sts
    print output
    if sts is None:
        sts = 0
    return sts, output
 
cmd = 'C:/ps2txt/ps2txt/ps2txt.exe "C:/ps2txt/ps2txt/test.ps" "C:/ps2txt/ps2txt/ab.txt"'
 
getstatusoutput(cmd)
which worked for a single file. So I then tried your for statement initiall from a bat file then from the command line and I got this
 
so the question now is what am I doing wrong on the command line or in the bat file which is behind the commandline window in the picture
 
Thank you
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We have sent an example to you just now, please check it.

Thank you.
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PDFPrint return code or error code

Does your PDFPrint application work with 64-bit Windows 2008 (R1)?

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Yes, our PDFPrint Command Line product does support 64-bit Windows 2008 (R1) system, that's no problem.

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Hi,

I am trying to run the pdfprint.exe command from a PL/SQL program and the pdfprint.exe returns an %ERRORLEVEL% value of -5.  Can you tell me what %ERRORLEVEL% -5 indicates?

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I figured out what -5 meant (can't find file), but I would like to know what a return code (ERRORLEVEL) of -13 means please.
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Hi,

Please refer to following return values,

Return values:
   0: Print PDF file successfully.
-10: PDFPrint Library is damaged.
-11: Something is wrong in the command line options.
-101: Can't start "spooler" service, please start "spooler" service from Service Manager by manual.
  -4: Can't locate specify printer in this computer.
-12: Can't open specify printer.
-13: Something is wrong when set options to printer.
  -5: No input PDF file for printing.
   9: Password Required to open this PDF file.
Other values: Something is wrong during render PDF file.

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