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Is there any way for converting .doc files into pdf using python? I know it is possible by using python COM automation, but I don't know how to start. I couldn't able to find the solution on the web too. Anyone help me to clear my doubt!

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Using comtypes, you can convert any file, where input and output filenames are given as commandline arguments. 

For more details about comtype, click on this link

Look at the following code,

import sys

import os

import comtypes.client

wdFormatPDF = 17

in_file = os.path.abspath(sys.argv[1])

out_file = os.path.abspath(sys.argv[2])

word = comtypes.client.CreateObject('Word.Application')

doc = word.Documents.Open(in_file)

doc.SaveAs(out_file, FileFormat=wdFormatPDF)

doc.Close()

word.Quit()

You can also use pywin32, which would be same except:

import win32com.client

then,

word = win32com.client.Dispatch('Word.Application') 

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