Chapter 10 - How to send print jobs via e-mail

Your legacy print jobs can be sent via e-mail simply by selecting any "e-mail printer" as destination printer (Acrobat Distiller, GotoMAXX etc.).

When Printfil is setup to export the jobs in PDF or PDF/A format by its own virtual printer (please see the previous chapter), the jobs can also be sent via e-mail by using an SMTP server or a MAPI standard e-mail client installed on your machine, such as Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Outlook Express, Mozilla Thunderbird and many others.

When PRINTFIL is configured to show a preview of the print job, the E-Mail button in the preview window, after creating the PDF file, will automatically attach it to a newly created e-mail message. You can then complete the message (adding the destination address, if not already present in the first 1000 lines of text in the captured print, subject, body, etc.) and send it.

When PRINTFIL is configured to create a PDF file without user intervention (and without preview) you can send it via e-mail by using the optional CFG file, as described in Chapter 3: "Configuration".

Please search for the "EMailClient" word at Chapter 4: "Miscellaneous Options" for further info about how to configure Printfil to send mail trough a mail client program or an SMTP server.

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