Since the PDF format is developped by Adobe. So Word has no idea how to
convert word doc format to pdf format.
The distiller or PDF Writer is similar with a printer. Word just print the
word document to the special printer, and the PDF Writer or distiller has
the responsibility to convert the printer recognized data into PDF format.
For Word side, it just know that it has printed a word document to the
Then the PDF Writer or Distiller which is installed by Adobe Acrobat will
get the printer recognize data into PDF file.
For Word, we have object modal to print a word document to a printer via
Imports Word = Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word
Dim wdApp As New Word.Application
Dim wdDoc As Word.Document = wdApp.Documents.Open("C:\test.doc")
For the problem about how Distiller or PDF Writer handle the Printer issue,
I think you may try to contact Adobe for detailed information.
Thanks for your understanding!
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