Gets/Sets the HTML to PDF conversion preferences.
PRN_IE_DIRECT_PRINT (for compatibility with easyPDF SDK 6.x)
Printer.PrintJob is the central dispatcher in the Printer SDK. It automatically detects the type of the document and forwards it to a specific print job implementation.
Originally PrintJob was fairly straightforward. For .DOC and .TXT, it used WordPrintJob. For .XLS, it chose ExcelPrintJob. For .HTML, it dispatched to IEPrintJob.
However, over time the Printer SDK grew to the point that HTML documents can be converted to PDF in multiple different ways. For example:
It makes sense to set this preference in PrintJob, which is exactly why WebBrowserPreference exists. The following choices are valid:
Note that when you are printing Outlook documents with attachments, the OutlookPrintJob.WebBrowserPreference property is considered. For example, an HTML file attached to an Outlook message can be printed in different ways.
Set oPrinter = CreateObject("easyPDF.Printer.8") Set oPrintJob = oPrinter.PrintJob oPrintJob.WebBrowserPreference = PRN_IE_EXTENDED_PRINT oPrintJob.PrintOut "C:\test\input1.htm", "C:\test\output1.pdf" ' Same as IEExtendedPrintJob oPrintJob.WebBrowserPreference = PRN_IE_DIRECT_PRINT oPrintJob.PrintOut "C:\test\input2.htm", "C:\test\output2.pdf" ' Same as IEPrintJob oPrintJob.WebBrowserPreference = PRN_IE_EXTENDED_PRINT oPrintJob.PrintOut "C:\test\input3.msg", "C:\test\output3.pdf" ' Same as OutlookPrintJob, but HTML attachments ' are printed via IEExtendedPrintJob