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Hello, I need help again, what happens is that I use the PDF Creator to be able to download files in pdf format, but lately I am having problems, I would like to know if you know of another tool for this that you recommend for use with autoit or suddenly you know how I must configure the PDF Creator so that it does not take long to open.

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From what I heard, Sumatra PDF is one of the fastest and only *reads* PDF files. It's also open source, which is a huge plus. You can even get a portable version of it.

If you want to edit PDF files I've been using Foxit reader and I'm quite satisfied but it has slowed down lately due to "gadget bloat". 

Hope you find what you seek :)

Louis

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13 hours ago, Owendon said:

but lately I am having problems

What kind of problem ?

 

I was using PDFCreator without problem.
Do you use any UDF for PDFCreator ?

 

 

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On 29/5/2020 at 20:28, obiwanceleri said:

Por lo que escuché, Sumatra PDF es uno de los archivos PDF más rápidos y solo * lee *. También es de código abierto, lo cual es una gran ventaja. Incluso puede obtener una versión portátil de la misma.

Si desea editar archivos PDF, he estado usando el lector Foxit y estoy bastante satisfecho, pero últimamente se ha ralentizado debido a la "hinchazón de gadgets". 

Espero que encuentres lo que buscas :)

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On 30/5/2020 at 3:55, mLipok said:

Qué tipo de problema ?

It takes a long time to open the program, and this delays my executions of RPAs, and this is not liked by people who use RPAs since it takes more than one person to download pdf files and that is not the idea , you can understand that the solution I had to give it so that the execution was not damaged is to increase the waiting times to open the pdf creator, that's why I ask for advice from other tools to save files in pdf format or with the same pdf creator to do so that it does not take so long to open.

 

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In PDF Creator you can setup autosave feature, or control entire process by using ActiveX COM object.

 

In such case you will not see  any open/save file dialog.

It should speed up processing.

 

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6 minutes ago, mLipok said:

En PDF Creator, puede configurar la función de autoguardado o controlar todo el proceso utilizando el objeto ActiveX COM.

 

En tal caso, no verá ningún diálogo de abrir / guardar archivo.

Debería acelerar el procesamiento.

 

Can you explain a little more about that or give me a place to find documentation to do this with ActiveX, but I am new with autoit and I don't know much about how to use ActiveX for this

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@Owendon, Could you please stopping to quote everybody in your own language? I understand you want to use google translate to understand the answers, but we do not need that translated text in every reply you post and only quote text when that is really needed. ;) 

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