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Topic: Opening a PDF from VB6
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 104844
From: breid
Date: 1/29/2004 04:10 AM

I am having trouble opening a PDF from my VB6 App. Using Acrobat Professional 6
Developing on Win2K - testing on Windows XP.

I will paste the code I am using below.

If Acrobat is open, the form will open and display fine.
However, if Acrobat is not open, Acrobat.exe is called, and it appears in
the task manager, but it never opens a window.

I posted this question to another list, and they said to use maximize, which
I did, with no change in the results.

Am I doing something wrong in my code ?
Many thanks.


Private Sub command1_click()

Dim AcroApp As CAcroApp
Dim AVDoc As CAcroAVDoc
Dim PDDoc As CAcroPDDoc
Dim IsSuccess As Boolean

Set AcroApp = CreateObject("AcroExch.App")
Set AVDoc = CreateObject("AcroExch.AVDoc")

Call AVDoc.Open("c:\temp\1234a.pdf", "")
Set AVDoc = AcroApp.GetActiveDoc
bOK = AVDoc.Maximize(1)
If AVDoc.isValid Then

Set PDDoc = AVDoc.GetPDDoc

' Fill in pdf properties.
PDDoc.SetInfo "Title", "My Title"
PDDoc.SetInfo "Author", "The Author"
PDDoc.SetInfo "Subject", "The Subject"
PDDoc.SetInfo "Keywords", "Keywords"

If Or 4 Or 32, _
"c:\temp\convertedfile.pdf") <> True Then
MsgBox "Failed to save " & FileName
End If
End If
End Sub

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