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Two Ways to Use Document Converter

Two Ways to Use Document Converter

Document Converter is the professional version of VeryPDF Document Printer which contains two kinds of virtual printer: docPrint and docPrint PDF Driver. This Pro version—Document Converter contains GUI and command line applications inside and they can all convert varieties of printable documents to PDF or some kinds of image formats and set parameters for the target file. This article will show you how to use this application by GUI way and command line way.

First of all, please download the application via clicking here. Only by following the setup wizard, you will be easily fulfill the installation task.

GUI way

1. Open the application and add file (s)

You can open the GUI application by clicking the application icon or open it through Start menu. Please see the user-friendly interface of Document Converter in Figure 1. There is a file list in the interface and if you want to add document (s) into it, you can use any one of the following ways:(Here we take DOC document as the example)

add file (s) in Document Converter

Figure 1

  • Click the button image to open file picker window and choose document (s) in it.
  • Click File (F)—Add Files to open the file picker window.
  • Click Insert button to open file picker window.
  • Click File (F)—Add Directory to choose the documents in some folder, which is designed for batch conversion.

2. Make Settings

  • Please click image button to open the setting window which contains five tabs. Please see Basic Setting tab in Figure 2. To convert DOC to PDF document, you need to choose the output format as .pdf in Output format dropdown list. If you want to view the target file after conversion, please check the option View after conversion.

 

Basic setting tab

Figure 2

  • In Save Image Mode tab shown in Figure 3, you are able to set the image color depth as 1, 8 or 24-bit in Image Color Depth dropdown list. You can also select image resolution in Image Resolution dropdown list. The options in this tab will be useful when you choose output format as image format.

image setting

Figure 3

  • You can set the parameters for output PDF document in next three tabs. Please see Save PDF Mode tab in Figure 4. You can choose PDF making ways in Make PDF files mode group box, specify the save mode for target file in Save mode group box, select the destination for newly created PDF document in Destination group box.

save PDF

Figure 4

  • In PDF Info tab, you can edit PDF descriptions like Title, Author, Keywords, etc. Please see it in Figure 5.

edit PDF description

Figure 5

  • To encrypt PDF document, you can set user and master passwords in PDF Security tab shown in Figure 6. You can also check different permissions to allow the created PDF documents being printed, modified, copied, etc.

encrypt PDF

Figure 6

3. Run the conversion

Then please click OK button and click Start button in main interface of Document Converter to run the conversion from DOC to PDF in batches. The conversion will come to the end several seconds later.

Command line way

The executable file doc2pdf.exe in installation folder of Document Converter is the command line called program and you need to call it in MS-DOS interface. Please open MS-DOS interface by clicking Start—Run and input cmd in Open combo box, then click OK button. For learning the usage of the command line application, you can drag doc2pdf.exe into MS-DOS interface to see its usage as shown in Figure 7.

command line usage

Figure 7

There are three examples which are written by following the command line usage.

  • doc2pdf -s openpwd=123 -s ownerpwd=456 -s keylen=0 -s permission=3900 -i C:\test.doc -o C:\out.pdf
  • doc2pdf -a "Author" -i C:\input.dwg -o C:\output.pdf
  • doc2pdf -i C:\test.pdf -o C:\out.tif -c 4 -b 1 -r 200
  • doc2pdf -i C:\*.doc -o C:\*.pdf

The first three examples are for convert single file. The first one is to convert DOC to PDF and set open password as 123 and owner password as 456. The key length is set as 0 which stands for 40 bit RC4 encryption. Permission is 3900 which means denying anything. The second one is to convert DWG to PDF file and set PDF author as Author. The third one is to convert PDF to TIF format and compress the target file with CCITT Group 4 fax encoding method, set color depth as 1-bit, specify output resolution as 200 DPI.

The last example is for converting DOC to PDF in batches.

There are more useful information about Document Converter at its homepage. If you are interested in it, just enter the page now!

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A Powerful PDF Maker—PDF Creator

A Powerful PDF Maker—PDF Creator

Maybe you need to convert multiple kinds of file formats to PDF document everyday. Do you have a helpful handy tool? If not, please choose VeryPDF PDF Creator which is a virtual printer designed for you to create PDF document from any kinds of printable documents, including file formats of MS Office, OpenOffice, TXT, HTML, Webpage, AutoCAD, various image formats, etc. It is also a good tool for editing PDF description, encrypting PDF document, emailing created PDF, etc.

In this article, you will see how to use PDF Creator to create PDF document. Before knowing how it works, you need to download and install it on your computer by following the installation wizard. In the end of the installation, you will be reminded whether to set this virtual printer as default printer. Of course, you are recommended to choose Yes if you need to create PDF document often. Please see the introduction for this application in below contents.

Set parameters

You will not see PDF Creator in your computer disk because it locates in Printers and Faxes folder. Please find it, right click the printer and click Properties—Printing Preferences to open the window which contains ten tabs. Then you can set different parameters in each tab.

Page Setup

In this tab, you can customize PDF page size, page margin, page orientation, PDF graphic resolution, etc. according to your needs.

set PDF page

Figure 1

Compression

In this tab, you can compress color, grayscale or Monochrome image for created PDF document with different kinds of compression methods to reduce the PDF size.

compress PDF

Figure 2

Doc Info

In this tab, you can choose the version for output PDF document for suite different PDF reader or viewer. You can also edit PDF description like Title, Subject, Author, etc.

edit PDF description

Figure 3

Save as

In this tab, you can choose the output location for target files if you want to create PDF documents in batches. You can also the rename methods. For viewing the target file at the first time when the conversion is over, please check the option View after creation.

save PDF in batches

Figure 4

Font Embedding

You can add all the fonts appear in source file in this tab so that the created PDF document can be successfully read in any PDF viewer or any computer.

embed font

Figure 5

Security

In this tab, you can choose to encrypt PDF by adding open password to protect the document from being opened freely or set permissions for protecting the document from being modified, copied, printed, etc. The encryption level can be set as 40 or 128-bit.

encrypt PDF

Figure 6

Email

This tab enables you to email the created PDF document to your friends, families, etc. via SMTP server. You just need to input the address of recipients, Outgoing SMTP Server, your authentication user name and password. Then check Email after creation in Save as tab shown in Figure 4, this function will be activated.

email PDF

Figure 7

Then please click OK button. When you want to create PDF document, you just need to print the document to PDF Creator, then the conversion will be done. There are also Pro version and COM version of PDF Creator for your requirements. For more information, please visit its homepage.

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About Practical Office to PDF Command Line

Office to PDF Command Line allows you to convert files of Office to PDF with command line singly or in batches. In addition, this CMD application also support other source formats, e.g., XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX, ODT, ODS, ODP etc., and other objective formats, e.g., PS, EPS, SWF, SVG, HPGL, PCL, EMF, JPG, TIFF, GIF etc.. And users could edit properties of objective files in processes from Office to PDF, e.g., DOC to PDF, XLS to PDF.

Want to experience Office to PDF Command Line right now, please enter here.

Here is the usage of Office to PDF Command Line below:

doc2any.exe [options] <input file> [<output file>]

where:

  • doc2any.exe is used for calling “doc2any.exe”
  • [options] could be any parameters for editing objective properties optionally
  • <input file> stands for source path, which is used for adding source file
  • [<output file>] stands for objective path, which is typed for exporting target file

Typical examples with Office to PDF Command Line are as follows, which could be helpful to you:

Note: the following input format could be replaced by another supported source format, which is suitable for objective format, if it is allowed and proper

  • Basic single process

doc2any.exe d:\in.doc f:\out.pdf

doc2any.exe c:\*.doc e:\*.pdf

  • Typical process to edit PDF margin in accordance with four directions – “left, top, right, bottom”

doc2any.exe -margin 100x100x100x100 f:\in.rtf d:\out.pdf

  • Typical conversion for setting PDF width and height

doc2any.exe -width 888 -height 444 f:\*.doc g:\out.pdf

 

  • Typical example of merging dozens of source files into existed PDF

doc2any.exe -append 2 g:\*.doc f:\out.pdf

  • Practical process to encrypt PDF

doc2any.exe -ownerpwd 543210 -keylen 2 -encryption 3900 f:\in3.doc h:\out2.pdf

(-keylen 2: encrypt file with 124 bits RC4; -encryption 3900: nothing allowed to change or print file etc. )

doc2any.exe -xres 300 -yres 300 -bitcount 1 -compression 4 “f:\in.doc” “d:\export.tif”

(-compression 4: CCITT Group 4 Fax Encoding )

  • Practical conversion for specified page range

doc2any.exe -pagerange “1,5-6,9” “e:\input2.docx” “d:\output.htm”

  • Interesting process to add watermark on PDF

doc2any.exe -wtext “VeryPDF Online” -wf “Arial” “g:\sample1.doc” C:\export1.pdf

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With Office to PDF Command Line, it is so simple and fast to process relative tasks on computers of Windows systems!

Besides command line version, Office to PDF Command Line can offer you GUI version, SDK version and COM version. To know more about Office to PDF Command Line and other versions, it is convenient for you to click here.

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