[reportlab-users] Printing through Adobe Reader - shutdown

Reed O'Brien reed at intersiege.com
Mon Nov 20 21:00:04 EST 2006

not sure about shellExecute but you might be able to call taskkill /
IM acroexeName.exe to kill it.
or instantiate ie (privided by the plugin) print quit...

from win32com.client import Dispatch

ie = Dispatch("InternetExplorer.Application")

Works with Acrobat reader 7 as tried above.


On Nov 20, 2006, at 3:19 PM, Jim Steil wrote:

> Hi:




> I’m generating my reports without any problems through ReportLab.

> I’m now printing them using ShellExecute through python, but when

> I’m through printing, the Adobe Reader Windows interface is still

> open. I can’t seem to find a way to close it automatically.

> Anyone have any hints on how to do it? I realize this is not a

> ReportLab issue, but thought others here may have overcome this

> hurdle already.




> -Jim




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