In case you want to use command line programming to control the PDF Writer then you should look at the interface described in this section of the documentation.

The command line interface is a small program that will control the settings.ini. It does not support writing of runonce.ini files.


  1. CONFIG.EXE /S name value | /R name | /C
  3. /S       Set a setting in the configuration.
  4.   name   Name of setting to change.
  5.   value  New value of setting.
  6. /R       Remove a setting from the configuration.
  7.   name   Name of setting to remove.
  8. /C       Clear all settings.

Example: CONFIG /S Output "C:\document.pdf"

This will set the Output setting to the file C:\document.pdf.

Example: CONFIG /R Output

This removes the output setting again.