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Topic: Plugin Save-As crash
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 121396
From: erikgyllenstierna
Date: 11/3/2004 08:36 PM


I am writing a plugin for Acrobat 6 using Visual Studio 6 and Acrobat SDK 6.

AFPDFieldFromCosObj below always crashes, access violation, when I am doing a Save-As:
PDAnnot annot = PDPageGetAnnot(pdPage, i);
if (PDAnnotIsValid(annot) && PDAnnotGetSubtype(annot) == ASAtomFromString("Widget"))
CosObj cosAnnot = PDAnnotGetCosObj(annot);
PDAnnotGetRect(annot, &boundingRect);
PDField pdField = AFPDFieldFromCosObj(cosAnnot); <---- crasch
char *title = AFPDFieldGetName(pdField);

It works when doing a normal Save (incremental).

I need to get the title. I have tried using Cos-objects, se below, and it works fine in the case above EXCEPT that it does not return names containing "." correct. PDF has a name hierarchy with ".".

if (!CosDictKnown(cosAnnot, ASAtomFromString("T")))
AVAlertNote("Error getting name for pidget, skipping it.");
// fetch text entry and convert to string
CosObj nameObj = CosDictGet(cosAnnot, ASAtomFromString("T"));
char *tmpName = CosStringValue(nameObj, &len);

What can I do? Using Cos and retrieve the full name upwards for names containing "."? I rather would like to use AFPDFieldFromCosObj if it is possible.


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