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Topic: Outlook PDF Attachment Opens With Extra Number In File Name
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 115986
From: dhubbell
Date: 7/23/2004 06:09 AM

I receive emails each day with PDF attachments. The file name for the attachment is always the same name.

When I open the PDF attachment, it opens in Reader 6.0.2, and it adds a number to the file name.

Example, Outlook 2002 will see file PDF attachment file name "file_name_about_eighteen_chars.pdf".

When Reader 6.0.2 opens the file attachment, it opens it as "file_name_about_eighteen_chars1.pdf".

This last digit, increments too, but not always.

This does not happen with all PDF attachments, just a few, and its random.

My thought is there must be a temporary file created by Reader, and for what ever reason, it is not being deleted.

Where does Reader Create its temporary files?

How can I get Reader to open the exact file name of the attachment without adding numbers to the file name?

Thank you,

Doug



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