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Dynamic PDF in ASP.NET

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Hello.



I am working on a project where users can automatically create personnel advices on the mainframe through a .NET Web Service.



My current problem is that I am trying to call a function multiple times to write out the advices to different folder, based on the color sent to the function. However, the program only writes the advices out to one folder. Can you help based on the code that I am attaching to the email?



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Public Function DoAciFunction(ByVal Key As String, ByVal Flag As String, ByVal UserID As String, ByVal ChgType As String, ByVal OrgPH As String, ByVal DocType As String) As String

Dim SendKey As String = " " & Key

Dim Color As String = "Blank"

Dim ColorFile As String = "Goldenrod"

Dim ColorPayroll As String = "Yellow"

Dim ColorBenefits As String = "Green"

Dim z As Integer

Dim PDFColor()

PDFColor(0) = Color

PDFColor(1) = ColorFile

PDFColor(2) = ColorPayroll

Try

For z = 0 To 2

If PDFColor(z).GetValue = 0 Then

Exit For

End If

CreateP17PDF(Flag, UserID, SendKey, PDFColor(z)) ‘This is supposed to happen 3 times!!!!!!

Next z

Dim TestKey As String = Flag & SendKey & OrgPH

Return "0000" & TestKey 'Run without errors.

Catch ex As Exception

DoAciFunction = ex.ToString

Dim TestKey As String = Flag & SendKey & OrgPH

Return "999X" & ex.Message & TestKey 'Run with errors.

End Try



Public Function CreateP17PDF(ByVal FlagCode As String, ByVal User As String, ByVal Key As String, ByVal Color As String) As String

Try

imp = ImpersonationHelper.Impersonate("SCDOT", Me.GetType(), "SCDOT")



For i = 0 To P17.EMP.Length - 1

If Trim(P17.EMP(i)) = "" Then

i = P17.EMP.Length

Else

DocName = "P17" & Mid(Key, 4, 4) & Mid(Key, 2, 2) & Trim(P17.ORG(i)) & Mid(P17.PH(i), 2, 2) & Trim(P17.EMP(i)) & "A" & Trim(P17.LCX(i)) & ".pdf"



Select Case Color

Case "Blank"

FolderPathColor = "Original\"

Case "Goldenrod"

FolderPathColor = "File\"

Case "Yellow"

FolderPathColor = "Payroll\"

Case Else

FolderPathColor = "Original\"

End Select



FolderPath = P17Doc() & "\" & Mid(Key, 4, 4) & Mid(Key, 2, 2) & FolderPathColor ‘This is supposed to print out to three different folders.

If Not System.IO.Directory.Exists(FolderPath) Then

System.IO.Directory.CreateDirectory(FolderPath)

End If



If User = "" Then

DocEmpName = P17.EMP(i) & "ET.pdf"

Else

DocEmpName = P17.EMP(i) & "U" & User & ".pdf"

End If



'DocEmpName = P17.EMP(i) & ".pdf"

EmpFolderPath = P17Doc() & "\" & Mid(Key, 4, 4) & Mid(Key, 2, 2) & FolderPathColor & "\EmployeeIDs\"



If Not System.IO.Directory.Exists(EmpFolderPath) Then

System.IO.Directory.CreateDirectory(EmpFolderPath)

End If



OutputFile = FolderPath & DocName

OutputEmpFile = EmpFolderPath & DocEmpName



Dim x As Integer = 0

Dim P17Page As ceTe.DynamicPDF.Page

Dim P17Document As New MergeDocument

Dim Path As String



P17PageDims = New PageDimensions(PageSize, PageOrientation)

P17PageDims.LeftMargin = LeftMargin

P17PageDims.RightMargin = RightMargin

P17PageDims.TopMargin = TopMargin

P17PageDims.BottomMargin = BottomMargin





Select Case Color ‘These are the different forms that the web service is pulling, based on the color sent.



Case "Blank"

Path = "BlankForms\P-17Blank.pdf"

Case "Goldenrod"

Path = "BlankForms\P-17File.pdf"

Case "Yellow"

Path = "BlankForms\P-17Payroll.pdf"

Case Else

Path = "BlankForms\P-17Blank.pdf"

End Select



P17Page = New Page(P17PageDims)

P17Document.Append(Server.MapPath(Path))

P17Page = P17Document.Pages(x)



'Print P17 details

P17Name = New Label(P17.NAME(i), colName, Row1, Width(cwName), LineSize, Font, FontSize, Left)



P17Page.Elements.Add(P17.Name)



P17Document.Draw(OutputFile)

P17Document.Draw(OutputEmpFile)

End If

Next i



Thanks.


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jhardman
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Hi, Murdla, and Welcome to the Scripts Developer Network.

We have several technical forums here (this isn't one of them), and it looks like your question belongs in the .NET forum. I'll see if I can move it along for you.

Jared
Sep 10 '07 #2

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