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Stop printing to a paper printer
Posted by admin admin on 22 November 2006 08:44 PM

When creating a PDF file, the pages are also printed to a paper printer. How do I stop or prevent this from happening?

On the Win2PDF file save dialog, there is an option to "Print File". When this is checked, it will send a copy of the print to the default printer.

To stop this behavior, simply uncheck the "Print File" option from the Win2PDF file save window.  This option is shown here:

Win2PDF Print File

If you're using the "PDFFileName" registry entry to specify a file name, you can set the registry entry labelled "file options" to 0 to disable the "Print PDF" functionality. Information on the "file options" registry setting is at:

You can also disable the "Print PDF" option from the user interface using the Win2PDF Admin Utility which can be downloaded from the following location:

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