Can I combine reports into one pdf file?
automated PDF file from reports
We have many reports we manually save to PDF files and then print. This can take hours just saving to PDF and printing.
Once a report opens we touch our PDF icon on our tool bar(I believe this was downloaded). Then it saves to PDF as if it was printing( I guess this is the norm since we have PDF printer setup.
I would like to save(pdf format) and print theses reports automatically(button) on form.
The name I would like the pdf to be is(reportname-datestamp).
I'm having issues because of the PDF format
Is there any code available that will combine PDFs without the need for Adobe? Say, PDFCreator or something similar? I have PDFCreator installed and can use the code in VBA but have, so far, been unable to successfully figure out any good way to combine one pdf file to another
Print linked pdfs with their associated reports
We have an Access form that we use to enter data. There are hundreds of records with their own seperate linked pdf (field notes). In each record there is a box that we "insert object" into (our scanned field notes-a pdf file)- a linked document in each record that is associated with that record.
At the end of each year we print out reports from each record. We then print out the pdf documents (field notes) seperately and then match them up and file them together.
This seems crazy and barbaric to me because the pdf is already associated to the records!
Is there a way to print out the reports so that each associated pdf prints out with each report? (so that at the printer I see report1, pdf1, report2, pdf2, etc.?
This way I can just grab the papers from the printer and staple each report with its associated pdf. <I mean this is 2011 right? It seems like there should be a way to do it. They are already associated!>
Access Reports to different file format
I need a VBA code that will export my access reports to different file format (.xls,.PDF, .doc). For now, I want to convert my report to PDF
Multiple Reports to Single PDF
I am working on a database for my company in Access right now and one of the Forms that I have created can generate a single PDF file based on a report. I would rather have this done another way though.
I want a user to be able to select multiple checkboxes on the form, which will determine what reports the user needs. The next thing that it will need to do is take all these reports and generate a single PDF containing each one of these selected checkboxes.
How to save a report as a pdf file - 2010
Just updating our database following conversion from 2000 to 2010.
Used Stephen Lebans code to save reports as .pdf in 2000 but doesn't work well with 2010.
I know 2010 allows reports to be saved as .pdf files but just having a mental blank on how this is done
Exporting Reports Question
-Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional
Currently our users are exporting reports one-by-one and then combining them after to a single pdf for printing.
Is there a way to export multiple reports to a single pdf file from Access?
Access 2007 and PDFs Question
Soon we will be migrating from A2003 to A2007 (but don't have A2007 from our infrastructure people yet).
We have been using ACG's PDF Pro Plus with A2003.
Most of our PDF stuff is simple, but one program uses their PDF Merge feature which concatenates multiple PDF reports into one PDF. Will the PDF feature in Access do this?
(I suppose sub-reports would be one solution but wonder if there is a better way
Converting reports to pdf
Im converting my reports to pdf so that I can basically have an electronic book of all my reports. However, after clicking the convert to pdf button, after about 200 convertions, it says that the amount is too large and stops converting and just finishes the 200 it was working on. How do I get over this?
Output multiple reports to one PDF
I can setup a macro to print the reports and I can convert each one to PDF on its own.
Can you Output all reports to one PDF?
Do I Really Need to Use 54 Macros to Sent Separate report PDFs ?
am pretty new at this and don't have any VBA training but I am develoing a 2007 MS Access database for folks at work and could use a sanity check on what I am doing.
The dB will produce many reports based on different division and branch workload. At present to send a report as a PDF file I create a macro to Send Object from MS Access ribbon. I choose Report, select report name, choose PDF format and add description for the subject line of the mail window. The macro works fine and produces the PDF file of each record as I like. In doing so I'm up to over 50 macros that send out reports as PDF files.
Question: I assume their is a much easier way. What am I doing wrong ?
Append to PDF file using the OutputTo command
I am using the DoCmd.OutputTo command in Access 2007 to output reports in PDF format. is it possible to make this command append to an already existing PDF file?
Link PDF files
What would be the best way to link pdf files in an Access database form?
For each record there could be more then one pdf file. I would like to automate the process as much as possible. The pdf file would exist on a network drive and the user would need to go to their record in Access and then link the pdf files.
I started but am having problems with Access not opening the pdf file, it will open word files but not pdf,
Create one PDF file from many Documents
I have been scratching my head about the best way of doing this for a few weeks now and just wondered if any one who is clever than I can assist!
I have a folder with multiple files in, some .doc, .pdf , .msg, .jpg and I was wondering if there was anyway of producing a single pdf file of of these. It would have to be automatedand I will be doing this multiple times.
I have managed to get the list of filenames into Access and into a table (thanks to Allen Browne!).
I think there are two ways of doing this.
1. Create a PDF of each file in the folder and then merge them together
The problem I see with doing it this way is how do you create a pdf of a file that isn't open(aka the .doc)? Or create pdf of a jpg from within Access?
2. Create one file, no merging, of each of the files.
pdf printing in loop without giving the name
I have to print reports on "pdf files". Each file must have a specific name related to the content of the report Something like this: Walter_7890.pdf, Mary_3432.pdf
I have tried with primoPdf but file name must be given manually for each file.
For x = a To b
DoCmd.OpenReport "Report1", acViewPreview, "", "Prot=" & x&
nLastName = DLookup("[lastName]", "table1", "[Prot] =" & x&)
nNumber = DLookup("[number]", "table1", "[Prot] =" & x&)
nn = "xx" & nLastName & nNumber & ".pdf"
Saving File as PDF
DoCmd.OpenReport "File Temp", acViewPreview, , "[ID] = " & Me.[ID]
DoCmd.OutputTo acOutputReport, "File Temp", acFormatPDF, strPath | strMyName, False
DoCmd.Close acReport, "File Temp"
Works great, gets the report where it needs to go, makes a folder if there isn't one (there's a little more code than I posted above). I need it to file as a PDF. I know acFormatPDF is what that means. However, when you go into the file, you must click the report (and yes, it says pdf file as its file type), choose open with-Adobe, and only then will it open as a "legit PDF". Is it possible that when it goes to file it is saved as an adobe pdf?
I have a table that consists of 10 fields. Six of the fields are populated from a drop down list. Some of the lists have as many as 12 choices to choose from and some, as little as 5. I want to create a report that will show me the number of time each one of the possible choices in that particular field has been chosen. All six fields are text.
Currently I have six different reports each based on a different query. What I have done for each of the reports is created a header group and put the field I want to count into the header group plus a =Count("*") control text box. This gets me the data but only for one field. I then export each report to an excel file and combine the results from all six. Is there a way to combine this into one query to populate one report?
Printing report as PDF file in Access 2000
I would like to know if there is any why to print an access 2000 report as a PDF file so I can email it. I know I will need to loop through a list of contacts, read in their email address and then send the pdf file as an attachment and think I can do this. The problem I am having is getting access to create the PDF file.
merging PDF files
I am using PDFCreator to print reports to files which works fine. Is there a way to merge the files into one (1) pdf file? I am using VB code to do this
Convert Reports to PDF
Does anybody know if there is an easy way to convert a report to a PDF file