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Old August 12th, 2004, 10:50 PM
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Default Please help me!!!How can I recognize file types

Hi!!!

I'm developing a service(for my university) that will receive any file type and convert it to pdf file. So, I need to know type of file input to invoke appropriate application and can call Print operation on it.

Can I reuse the recognize file type ability of Windows? and How can I intergrate it into my program (which COM components shoud I use???)

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Old August 13th, 2004, 09:45 AM
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First, your talking about c#- you shouldn't use COM.
Second, programs like this already exist- I'd buy it rather than build in this case.

Hal Levy
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