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    arnoderuig is offline Novice
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    Qualitydifference pdf-document DoCmd.OutputTo Docmd.Sendobject

    In my Access2010-application I use a VBA-script that automatically does place a report as pdf-file on disc. This script reads as follow (shortened):

    DoCmd.OutputTo acOutputReport, reportname, acFormatPDF, filename&place

    Later I have written an script that the same report does attach a pdf-file to an email. This script reads as follows (shortened):

    DoCmd.SendObject acSendReport, reportname, acFormatPDF, mailaddress, , , , , Yes



    In the original report a picture is used as wallpaper; this image contains the name, address and bankdetails of my customer. It now appears that both pdf files have a different quality. The file that the lower quality supplies is the file as an attachment to the email. That difference is noticeable to the image as out of focus is that for example the bank data is not easy to read.

    Who knows how this difference can arise. Is there for example somewhere within Access stuck in what quality a pdf file is created?

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    I don't think there is any way to control this. Alternative is to use Outlook automation and attach the external saved PDF instead of SendObject.
    How to attach file: http://www.accessforums.net/showthread.php?t=70301 To provide db: copy, remove confidential data, run compact & repair, zip w/Windows Compression.

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