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Using the Photo Print Wizard in Access

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I've added a Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) viewer control on a form to let me see the TIFF images referenced by records in a table. The MODI viewer control works fine. My problem arises when I try to print the TIFF image. The MODI component has a basic print method, but it doesn't let me change the paper size or orientation.

Instead, I though I would use the Microsoft Photo Print Wizard that comes with Windows XP. This is the same wizard used by "Picture and Fax Viewer." I found an article on MSDN to tell me how to programatically launch the Photo Print Wizard. Problem is, the sample code is writen in C+!

Has anyone used the Photo Print Wizard in one of their VBA applications and have sample code I might be able to use? If not, any suggestions on how I could use the C+ code in my VBA?

Feb 11 '09 #1
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No takers on this one? That's alright. This is probably more of a VB question than an Access question. I probably should have posted my question on the VB forum to begin with. My bad. I'll just move over to the VB forum and repost. Thanks to everyone who at least read this post and thought about it.

Feb 13 '09 #2

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Hello, sphinney.

Unfortunately photowiz.dll library could not be referenced in VBA, nor its classes could be instantiated via CreateObject().
You may have a luck running it via rundll32.exe utility. I will look into this option too and return to you if find it feasible.

Feb 13 '09 #3

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