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Topic: VB IA Objects What version required?
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 121056
From: holzert
Date: 10/28/2004 12:03 AM

In order to use the objects AcroExch.App, AcroExch.AVDoc, or AFormAut.App, what version of Adobe is required to be on the user's workstation? Does it require the full version of Acrobat or will Adobe Reader include those objects? What about the pdf.ocx?

I'm using them in the following code in an app
(testing only so far):

[PRE]
AcroExchApp = CREATEOBJECT("AcroExch.App")
AcroExchAVDoc = CreateObject("AcroExch.AVDoc")
AcroExchAVDoc.Open(sFileName, "")
AcroForm = CreateObject("AFormAut.App")
AcroFields = AcroForm.Fields

*--Get the value of the first field AGENCY.NAME in our test.pdf
AcroField = AcroFields.Item(sFieldName)
*--Get the value of the 2nd field AGENCY.ADDR1 in our test.pdf
AcroField2 = AcroFields.Item(sFieldName2)

MESSAGEBOX(PADR(PADL("FORMFIELD AGENCY.NAME value:",40),80)+CHR(13)+AcroField.Value+CHR(13)+CHR(13);
+PADR(PADL("FORMFIELD AGENCY.ADDR1 value:",40),80)+CHR(13)+AcroField2.Value,0+64+4096,"Value Retrieved by Automation")

IF MESSAGEBOX('Print '+sFileName+'?',1+32+4096,'Send to Printer')=1
AcroExchAVDoc.PrintPages(0, 1, 2, .t., .f.)
ENDIF

*--Get the value of the citystzip formfield using javascript
sJS = "event.value = this.getField("+"'"+sFieldName3+"'"+").value;"
sValue = AcroForm.Fields.ExecuteThisJavaScript(sJS)

[/PRE]

etc.


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