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how to open a pdf [message #256413] Sat, 04 August 2007 07:41 Go to next message
rajat_chaudhary
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hi gurus,

actually i have a form6i application in which i am giving a text box and a button ,
now what i want is to open a pdf file from application..

in this suppose my all pdf file are saved at the location "C:\important" .

now i am giving a facility to the user to enter any name of the file in the text box ehic is given in the application ....

let us say "123" so the file is having the path "C:\important\123.pdf" ...

now when i press a button press in the appliction
"file should be search in OS and open it for the user in a abode reader"....

if the file not found then through an error to user that
"file not selected"

thanks in advance.....


regards
rajat chaudhary
Re: how to open a pdf [message #256539 is a reply to message #256413] Sun, 05 August 2007 14:39 Go to previous messageGo to next message
rajat_chaudhary
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rajat_chaudhary wrote on Sat, 04 August 2007 18:11
hi gurus,

hey gurus,

i need the solution urgently ,so please make me out of this problem quickly .....

please .....

thanks in advance.....


regards
rajat chaudhary


Re: how to open a pdf [message #256618 is a reply to message #256539] Mon, 06 August 2007 02:22 Go to previous messageGo to next message
djmartin
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Search this forum for 'open pdf'. Basically, you can use the 'host' or 'client_host' commands. This depends where the pdf file resides.

David
Re: how to open a pdf [message #256779 is a reply to message #256618] Mon, 06 August 2007 11:14 Go to previous messageGo to next message
rajat_chaudhary
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hi djmartin,

but how to use these 'host' or 'client_host' commands...

thanks
Re: how to open a pdf [message #256784 is a reply to message #256779] Mon, 06 August 2007 11:50 Go to previous message
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In a trigger; I chose a push button.

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