novaPDF OEM is a virtual PDF printer that developers can use when needing a post-processing PDF solution. Installing novaPDF OEM should be done only via the command line parameters, as this is the only way it can be configured. Parameters used for this purpose are detailed in this article.
novapk.exe was used in previous versions of novaPDF SDK to create an installation package. However, it is not used anymore in newer versions of novaPDF SDK as the installation is now done with MSI files.
This tutorial shows how to convert an e-mail message to PDF (using novaPDF) from the following mail clients: Microsoft Outlook, Windows Live Mail or Thunderbird. novaPDF is a PDF converter that allows creating PDF files from any Windows application that supports printing. If you don't have novaPDF installed, use the Download page to download and install it.
You can convert web pages to PDF from popular browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome by installing a PDF creator that works as a virtual PDF printer. Once the printer is installed, you can simply print to it and a PDF file will be generated. This article shows how to do such conversions and the first step is to download and install novaPDF from the Download page.
This tutorial shows how to use novaPDF to convert an AutoCAD dwg file to a PDF document (with or without having AutoCAD installed). The conversion is done through a PDF printer driver such as novaPDF. If you do not have novaPDF installed, use the Download page to download and install it.
The Overlay page of the Printing Preferences window allows you to enable and configure the options for inserting/overlaying a PDF document onto an existing one.
The window can be opened by choosing the Printing Preferences menu item when novaPDF is selected in the Devices and Printers window and clicking the Overlay tab. This tab is also accessible from the printing Windows application in the Print dialog if you press the Properties (Preferences) button when novaPDF is selected.
novaPDF SDK includes as part of its documentation several code samples that help developers integrate it faster in their applications, depending on the programming language it is written in. This section includes several code samples showing the various possibilities to send programmatically a print job to the novaPDF SDK printer.
The Word OLE (Java) SDK sample is a basic Java console application that converts a MS Word document (in this sample the default location for the source document is C:\temp\test.doc) to PDF using Word OLE automation and j-Interop along with novaPDF.
The following article describes the conversion of a Microsoft Document Imaging (MDI) file to a PDF. novaPDF allows creating a PDF from any Windows application that supports Printing so use the Download page to download and install any of the novaPDF versions you desire on your computer.
The VB Converter sample demonstrates how to convert an existing file by printing it to novaPDF Printer using the ShellExecute function. It also demonstrates how to set different options and manage profiles in the novaPDF SDK application.
The CSharp Converter sample demonstrates how to convert an existing file by printing it to novaPDF Printer using the ShellExecute function. It also demonstrates how to set different options and manage profiles.
The same approach should be taken if you print using a Print() method from another object (like an internet browser or a report control). Just replace the ShellExecute call with the call of your Print method.
This tutorial explains how to setup and distribute the novaPDF add-in for Microsoft Office automatically to other computers in the same network. novaPDF server edition needs to be installed on the server computer and shared with the other computers in the network, before deploying the novaPDF add-in. To learn how to install novaPDF as a shared network printer, read How to install and use nova PDF Server as a shared network PDF Printer. In order to automatically distribute the novaPDF add-in for Microsoft Office, you will need to download the MSI file here: novaPDF add-in for Microsoft Office (MSI)
This tutorial shows how to create active PDF links using the Professional edition. novaPDF is a PDF creator that allows generating PDF files from any Windows application that supports printing. If you don't have novaPDF installed, use the Download page to download and install it.