Print a specific PDF file using its path?

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Izzi Floyd
Izzi Floyd on 1 Aug 2022
Commented: Mario Malic on 4 Aug 2022
I would like to print (physically on paper, not display on screen) a particular PDF, from MATLAB. Is this possible?
I have looked through the function "print" and can see that I can use it to print TO a particular file, but I want to physically print out a particular file.

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Jan
Jan on 1 Aug 2022
Guessing, that you use Windows:
Acrobat = '"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat DC\Acrobat\Acrobat.exe"'
PDFFile = '"C:\your.pdf"';
Printer = '"doPDF v7"';
system([Acrobat, ' /N /T ', PDFFile, ' ', Printer]);
Set the printer name etc accordinlgy.
I cannot test this currently. Maybe Acrobat is kept open afterwards.
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Mario Malic
Mario Malic on 4 Aug 2022
Check this thread. There are some properties of System.Diagnostics.Process that might start the program in the background.

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