Print without opening word documents RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi all

    I have a requirement to bulk print MS Word documents from an ASP.NET application. We are creating the documents using Open Xml SDK and saving it to a location. Now, we need to print them one after the other. 

    Is this achievable using the open xml sdk? if not, what are the best recommended approach?

    We don't want to use ActiveX objects (security issues) or Word Automation/Interop (office installation issues).

    Thanks in advance

    Tuesday, October 22, 2013 1:30 PM


  • The Open XML SDK doesn't contain any printing service. Word Automation Services can bulk print for you - it's part of SharePoint Server, I believe. That's the "recommended" way to print Word documents generated using the Open XML SDK.

    Cindy Meister, VSTO/Word MVP, my blog

    Tuesday, October 22, 2013 3:11 PM